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Ms. Dara Kaye

Ross Yoon Literary Agency

1666 Connecticut Avenue, NW Suite 500

Washington, DC 20009



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Website: www.rossyoon.com/

Twitter: darakaye

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E-Mail: Yes

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from aalogan
Yesterday 8:12 pm


EQ 9/21/18 70k adult fairy tale retelling
from hollidaymgmt
Aug 25, 2018 11:12 am


Super nice rejection.
from Zurizip
Aug 17, 2018 5:38 pm


EQ: 8/13
PR: 8/14
ER: 8/17

Not only FAST but she gave me really specific and encouraging feedback with editing suggestions! 11/10 would query again.
from protagonist101
Aug 10, 2018 9:02 pm


On her Twitter on August 1st she posted "Hi! I get this Q a lot, so-- @RossYoon is a nonfiction agency, but I'm expanding my list to include nonfiction + SFF".
from NicoleWalllace
Aug 01, 2018 7:13 pm


I commented on one of her #mswl tweets about taking on fantasy to see if that included YA and she didn’t reply. So I think the answer is no YA?
from quietlikeafire
Jul 02, 2018 1:27 pm


#DVPit query: 5/14
from Catsamoa79
Jun 27, 2018 11:43 am


EQ: 4/27/18
CNR: 6/26/18
ER: 6/27/18
Guess I closed it out a day too soon. Said it was promising and great to see a female heroine in a science fiction book, but it was not right for her list. Sent from an intern though, Jay Venables.
from Tim_XP
Jun 26, 2018 7:48 pm


EQ: 6/10
PR: 6/11 (first five chapters)
Nudged with offer of rep: 6/17
Stepped aside 6/26 with some nice feedback on the chapters she'd read.

Fantasy, 111k
from Cashwinne
Jun 06, 2018 12:10 pm


EQ: 4/27/18 (In response to #DVPit)
CNR, no response to nudge.

80k YA Urban Fantasy
from Patrick (admin)
May 31, 2018 8:33 am


chrisaerith, Dara does accept fiction. She's new to the agency and they haven't updated their website yet.
from Qaerith
May 31, 2018 3:23 am


Their website: We only represent adult nonfiction, from memoir and history to biography, humor, and popular science. We do not represent fiction, screenplays, poetry, YA, or children’s titles.

I don't understand? do they or do they not rep fiction? In the genres tab on querytracker they claim to rep fantasy fiction?
from saintsavant
May 25, 2018 2:28 pm


Queried her from #PitDark yesterday. She confirmed receipt and that she was looking forward to reading the pages. She must be seeking YA fiction for certain genres.
from AftonR
May 25, 2018 2:24 am


Queried her in response to a #pitdark like 18 May 2018. No confirmation of receipt as of 25 May 2018 and she doesn't represent my genre, so maybe it was a slip of her liking finger

Women's literary fiction. 90k
from Cashwinne
May 13, 2018 3:29 pm


RJDavid, Ross Yoon only accepts Non-Fiction, but for whatever reason Dara seems to accept SFF as well. She's newer, so maybe they haven't updated? But she's definitely looking for it based on her Twitter.
from RJDavid
May 13, 2018 3:21 pm


web site indicates accepts non-fiction only. In query tracker genres show fiction and science fiction for Dara Kaye @ Ross Yoon Literary Agency. What is correct?

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