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Mr. Stephen Fraser

Jennifer DeChiara Literary Agency

245 Park Avenue, 39th Floor

New York, NY 10167



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Website: www.jdlit.com/

Twitter: fraserstephena

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from JackSkellington
Apr 09, 2018 2:49 pm


EQ: 3/9 w/ Picture Book
ER: 3/9 (3 hours after submission)

Queried with a picture book that was professionally critiqued and edited over several months and has already been requested by a publisher. Had really great feedback on it, and high hopes.

He responded right away saying that he liked the mood of my story. Pointed out a specific part of two. Said it would lend itself well to illustration. However, he felt the very opening was a bit "protracted" and recommended where in the beginning of the story I should cut a few lines. Didn't sound like anything major in terms of dislikes. Didn't even officially pass on me or the project in his wording. Just thanked me for submitting. But obviously safe to assume he did.
from Buffalo
Jan 18, 2018 6:21 pm


Sent requested full about a year ago after a conference critique. No response to nudges (1st nudge was after approx 3 months).
from jubilee
Jan 04, 2018 12:57 pm


EQ: 1/3/18
FR: 1/4/18 (sent same day)
87k YA Contemporary
from Eliza_f
Dec 19, 2017 12:10 pm


EQ: 11/18
FR: 11/18

MG 77k

I met Steve at a conference and he's a lovely person.
from coffee_drinker4
Oct 13, 2017 3:05 am


EQ:10/13 PB
from coffee_drinker4
Aug 08, 2017 6:16 pm


EQ:6/4
CNR: 8/8 PB
from Stillwriting
Jul 31, 2017 11:38 am


It looks like he mostly doesn't respond anymore. I queried about 12 weeks ago, and checked in when I didn't hear anything, but never received a response.

ETA: This was a post-conference query
from Patrick (admin)
Apr 27, 2017 4:10 pm


Profile Update: This agent reviewed and approved this listing.

from Patrick (admin)
Apr 27, 2017 4:10 pm


Profile Update: Genres updated.

from TheDuckKnight
Mar 23, 2017 6:58 pm


EQ 03/23/17 picture book
from chicklegirl
Nov 06, 2016 12:52 am


EQ 8/20/16 (77K--YA contemporary with time travel)
CNR 11/5/16
from Polonius
Oct 27, 2016 7:53 pm


EQ 3/15/16
CNR

YA Contemporary
from edwardvarga
Oct 25, 2016 1:04 pm


Stephen is a very helpful individual and one day I hope to write something that he will feel comfortable representing.
from Patrick (admin)
Jul 26, 2016 8:19 am


Profile Update: New postal address.
from kbird22
Jul 25, 2016 7:36 am


EQ 6/23/16

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