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Ms. Dara Kaye

Ross Yoon Literary Agency

1666 Connecticut Avenue, NW Suite 500

Washington, DC 20009

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Twitter: darakaye

AAR Member: No

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Snail-Mail: No

E-Mail: Yes

Online Form: No

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from PSbookish
Feb 15, 2019 1:54 pm

2/15/2019 I sent a query. I will update this if I get a reply.
from CombatKatie
Feb 10, 2019 9:49 pm

EQ: 2/10/19

A few hours later, I actually got a confirmation of receipt reply from Dara about just my query and sample material, which was a really pleasant surprise!
from aimeels9
Jan 11, 2019 8:35 am

EQ: 11/28/18
ER: 1/10/19

Very nice rejection from her assistant. So nice, in fact, that I didn't know it was a rejection until sentence three. But I'll take the kind words! :)
from aalogan
Nov 18, 2018 8:28 pm

EQ 9/21/18 70k adult fairy tale retelling
CNR 11/18/18
from askjudyww
Oct 20, 2018 5:09 pm

Adult SF
EQ: 9/30
ER: 10/18 Form letter from assistant

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 HarpyWalllace
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?

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