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Ms. Jennifer Chen Tran

Bradford Literary Agency

New York, NY



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Website: www.bradfordlit.com/

Twitter: jenchentran

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from JasonTVoiovich
Apr 14, 2018 6:52 pm


EQ: 4/14/2018 - business, narrative nonfiction
from Hulagirl
Apr 06, 2018 4:25 pm


EQ: 4/6/18

Contemporary Romance 75K
from anotherearth
Mar 27, 2018 1:41 pm


Anyone heard back from her on a partial request lately? She seems to have a lot out without responses.
from LightofBeauty
Mar 07, 2018 2:20 am


EQ: 11/22
ER: 3/7

Personalized (and yet form) rejection with a generic and subjective reason for passing that's also complete opposite to what other agents have said, yet encouraging on me to keep on querying and try her again one day. Jen is awesome, though! One of the nicest and most caring agents I've ever met, classy, professional, and pretty cool. No regrets!
from Zooks3
Mar 06, 2018 8:19 pm


3/6/18: EQ re: TANCM
from Patrick (admin)
Mar 01, 2018 10:49 am


Profile Update: Open to queries.

from chbrewer
Feb 21, 2018 12:46 pm


sent an email asking if she is interested. we will see if she replies
from jubilee
Feb 12, 2018 8:02 pm


EQ: 11/5/17
1/16/18: Emailed asking if I could send updated query after completing R&R from another agent
ER: 2/5/18
PR: 2/12/18
I'm assuming she rejected the initial query then later saw my email asking if I could re-send and went based on that? Either way, so happy!
from LydiaLittle
Feb 05, 2018 4:49 am


EQ - 93 days to response with rejection - personal note that was encouraging
from emwrites
Jan 17, 2018 10:23 am


EQ: 10/18/17
CNR: 12/19/17
101K upmarket Women's Fiction
She usually responds with rejections, but it's been 2 months so I'm going to close this one out (and she said she's current through 10/20...so I'm just going to assume this one is a no-go unless I hear otherwise).
Update: Surprise PR on 1/17! First 50pg sent same day. If you're still waiting to hear from Jennifer, take heart...she's catching up on a backlog of queries.
from emwrites
Dec 19, 2017 9:48 pm


Deutschlandchick- Maybe? Lol. If I get a request, it will be a nice surprise :)
from deutschlandchick
Dec 19, 2017 7:25 pm


emwrites...maybe you are in the maybe pile?
from Patrick (admin)
Dec 14, 2017 7:23 pm


Profile Update: Closed to queries.

(Thanks LightofBeauty)
from LightofBeauty
Dec 13, 2017 9:50 pm


On Twitter she mentioned that she's closing to queries on 12/15 and will re-open in early 2018.
from emwrites
Dec 11, 2017 1:35 pm


From Twitter on 12/6:
"Catching up on my queries. I am current through 10/20. If you haven’t heard from me, that means I’m still considering your query. Bit behind schedule, so please be patient."

Update: I sent my EQ on 10/18. As of 12/11, I still haven't heard anything. So I guess that means I'm still in the running? I wasn't quite sure how to interpret this, given the dates. It seems like under her new agency she does try to respond to all...I guess I'll just sit tight a little longer.

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