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Ms. Wendi Gu

Janklow & Nesbit Associates

285 Madison Avenue

New York, NY 10017

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Twitter: wendilulugu

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from TangoTango
Today 10:54 am

EQ: Jan 13
CNR: March 17
YA Contemp
from leilaboukarim
Feb 27, 2019 9:31 pm

EQ: Oct. 16, 2018

PB Fiction
from Jeanetto
Feb 10, 2019 8:06 am

EQ: 12/2/18
MG sci-fi 79,000
CNR 2/2/19
from agreeable
Jan 31, 2019 2:47 pm

EQ: 11/2
CNR: 1/31

YA Contemporary
from specuKate
Dec 07, 2018 11:34 am

Wendi offered representation and my choice was sooo difficult. She is super engaging and amazingly bright, savvy, literary, and enthusiastic. I am sure she would be a fantastic person to work with!
from turtlefairy1
Dec 03, 2018 7:55 am

EQ 12/2 (dvpit request)
FR 12/3

YA Fantasy
from DPengo
Aug 21, 2018 4:21 pm

MG 48,000
EQ June 18, 2018
CNR August 21, 2018
from karenleespree
Aug 13, 2018 7:42 am

EQ: 7/12

CNR: 8/13
I'm sooooooo tired of querying and getting radio silence. I've been at this too long. Querying agents didn't use to be this quiet.
MG, Contemporary
from surfrat224
Jul 25, 2018 5:05 pm

EQ: 1/8/18
FR: 1/15/18
Passed: 7/25/18

*dramatic sigh* So sad this was ultimately a rejection, but I'm grateful that she took the time to give me truly helpful feedback. She seems wonderful.
from Buddrcup
Jul 19, 2018 9:21 am

EQ: 4/19/18
CNR: 7/19/18
Picture Story Book
1420 words
from coffee_drinker4
May 22, 2018 8:23 pm

EQ: 5/15/18 PB
from annikab
May 22, 2018 1:56 pm

3/6 EQ
5/22 CNR

YA SF, 99k
from Michelle_in_WI
May 10, 2018 6:31 pm

EQ 2/06
CNR 5/10

Contemporary YA 74K
from LightofBeauty
Apr 11, 2018 9:39 pm

11/29 Technically I didn't send her a query, it was more of a thank you note to a discussion she had on her Twitter and also me saying how much I loved one of her promo posts (it was clever and cute!), and me inquiring on whether or not she's still actively looking for adult literary fiction since she seems to mostly only talk about YA and kidlit titles, so I wasn't sure if it was something that she was still actively interested in.

1/8 I honestly wasn't expecting a response, but she did! Said she'd love to see my work. Not having too high hopes for anything to come of this but still: definitely one of my favorite agents by far, so engaging, warm, funny, and kind!

So, we'll see.

3/20 Sent her my query and full, gave me confirmation within 20 minutes! She is truly sooo kind, sweet, and generous.

4/11 ER

A rejection, but the most personalized, helpful, encouraging, and sweetest one that made me so happy and even honored that I queried her. Basically and in short, she just isn't the right agent for my book (adult/commercial/literary fiction), but she connected and understood it entirely, and she sure had a way with words in describing how she felt about my work. Wendi is a class-act agent: smart, caring, kind, loving, and truly the most generous and sweet. And extremely approachable, my experience with her from beginning to end was so rewarding. She'll always leave an impression on me. Wendi is one of the best agents out there, any author would be so lucky to work with her!
from surfrat224
Mar 22, 2018 7:07 am

@BlaDeBla: I didn't receive confirmation from her.

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