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Ms. Jennifer Chen Tran

Bradford Literary Agency

New York, NY


Twitter: jenchentran

AAR Member: No

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Snail-Mail: No

E-Mail: No

Online Form: Yes

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from Hulagirl
Jun 27, 2019 2:12 pm

EQ: 6/17/19

Historical Romance 92K

from Hulagirl
Jun 27, 2019 1:47 pm

EQ: 3/2/19
CNR: 6/27/19
Contemporary Romantic Women's Fiction 69K
from fjcavallo
Jun 27, 2019 10:15 am

EQ: 6/7/19
CNR: 6/27/19
Thriller 81K
If that seems like a quick CNR, her timeline shows she hardly ever responds to queries. At all.
from ScarlettO
Jun 13, 2019 11:45 am

EQ 06/13

85k Historical Romance
from TangoTango
May 20, 2019 11:34 am

EQ: March 22
CNR/Withdrew query from consideration on Querytracker: May 20

YA Contemp
from swatithegeek
Apr 24, 2019 3:01 am

EQ (online form): 04/02/19
Withdrew query to focus on different MS: 04/24/19

Contemporary Romance, 67k
from Hulagirl
Mar 02, 2019 6:58 pm

EQ: 3/2/19

Contemporary Romantic Women's Fiction 69K
from Patrick (admin)
Feb 28, 2019 8:23 pm

Profile Update: Open to queries. Now using QueryManager.
from KristenH
Jan 13, 2019 6:27 am

EQ 6/22/18 (Requery Chain Reaction)
ER 1/11/19 (Passed from various nudges--not good fit)
from Catsamoa79
Jan 10, 2019 9:37 pm

Twitter feed posted 5/29 says her response time is now 6-8 weeks, not 4 as the website suggests.

EQ: 3/26/18
Nudged on June 22 and received a nice note that she was going out of town and would likely get back to me in mid-July. Nothing yet...
Still nothing....closing out...8/24/18
ER: 1/10/19 - Received a nice note saying that my writing was lovely, but that she was focusing more on non-fiction at the moment. Interesting....
from tdubphyz
Sep 17, 2018 9:56 am

EQ: 5/30/2018
CNR: 9/17/2018

lit fic, 92k
from anotherearth
Sep 13, 2018 12:17 pm

If you view Jen's submission history over all time (the Timeline feature), there are 21 partial/full requests. Of those 21, only two indicate responses. She has a collection of requests, starting 11-2017, non of which has received a response. So if she has your submission, be aware she might not get back.
from anotherearth
Sep 12, 2018 6:14 pm

EQ: 10/16/17
PR: 12/06/17
Nudge via email: 05/27/18
Jen post on Twitter: 05/29/18 no timeline for outstanding requests; working with all deliberate speed
Nudge via email: 09/08/18
09/12/18: No response. I'm listing this as CNR. Don't hold your breath waiting to hear back from Jennifer.
from Patrick (admin)
Aug 03, 2018 8:13 am

Profile Update: Closed to queries.

from NancyMcGinleyMyers
Jul 31, 2018 8:29 pm

Per Twitter, she's going to be closing to queries for awhile starting end of day on August 3.

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