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Ms. Rena Rossner

The Deborah Harris Agency

Jerusalem, Israel

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Website: thedeborahharrisagency.com

Twitter: renarossner

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E-Mail: Yes

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from WhitneytjS
Sep 14, 2017 8:10 pm


EQ: 9/14/17
from PerrinBirk
Sep 14, 2017 1:16 pm


EQ: 8 Sept 2017 #PitMad request. 96K WF with speculative elements
from KristenH
Sep 12, 2017 4:10 pm


EQ 6/27/17 (requery Venom)
CNR 9/12/17 (No word from nudge.)
from SaraCo
Sep 09, 2017 7:06 pm


EQ: YA Fantasy 6-13-17
CNR: 9-9-17

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EQ: 4-26-17 (#DVpit request)
confirmed reciept on 4-27-17
Full Request: 4-29-17 (sent same day)
Rejection, Personal: 6-11-17
from reiterwriter
Sep 02, 2017 12:33 pm


EQ: July 3
ER: Aug 28, form

96K Fantasy

from ltlibrarian
Aug 27, 2017 10:31 am


YA Portal Fantasy - #SFFpit request

EQ: 06/23/16
FR: 08/01/16
ER: 12/20/16
from CraneHana
Aug 20, 2017 2:16 pm


EQ - 6/23/17 102K high fantasy w/ LGBTQI elements
ER 8/20/17 form. Initial query ended up in agency spam filter despite query+title subject
from ststerlings
Aug 17, 2017 12:45 pm


EQ: 7/18
Nudged on 8/10 with offer of rep
FR: 8/11 (sent same day)
Sent reminder email that deadline is 8/17/17. I know she's been busy with her clients, so I'm not sure if I'll hear back from her. Either way, she seems nice.
CNR: 8/17 I'm sure she's crazy busy. It's nice that she considered my work, and she seems great. Good luck to anyone who signs with her!
from maitley79
Aug 16, 2017 10:17 pm


EQ: 6/28/17 (MG Contemporary)
Nudge with offer of rep: 8/9/17
FR: 8/10/17
Kind pass: 8/16/17
from wda101
Aug 11, 2017 2:25 pm


EQ: 08/11
YA Fantasy
from fornwalt
Jul 31, 2017 12:42 pm


Twitter pitch liked for #SFF: 6/22 (Sent first 50 pages)
Nudge with offer: 7/26
FR: 7/28
Polite step-aside: 7/31

"Thanks for your patience while I read this and thank you so much for sharing your manuscript with me. I enjoyed the read – you’ve got a great voice here, and I really liked the concept, but in the end, I just didn’t fall enough in love to be able to offer representation. But of course, these things are a matter of personal taste. With regrets, I’m going to have to pass."

Seems like a great agent. :D Good luck everyone!
from BillGinTexas
Jul 25, 2017 10:46 am


EQ: 05/15/2017 88K Hist Fic Thrl
ER: 07/24/2017 form rejection

bummer
from BL2017
Jul 19, 2017 7:07 pm


EQ: 07/19/17

Adult Scifi
from novelgirl92
Jul 19, 2017 9:31 am


EQ: 6/3
ER: 7/19

83k YA Fantasy
from JustNotReality
Jun 28, 2017 2:18 am


Rena used to be my co-agent along with Deborah a few years back and I only left them because I thought I quit writing. She's amazing and well-connected and I believe she has the ability to comprehend diverse voices better than some agents because of her unique background (that she isn't US based and is bilingual). She's also a wonderful and sensitive person on top of that and is extremely supportive of her writers! I warmly recommend her.

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