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Mr. Jay Mandel

William Morris Endeavor

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Jay Mandel

William Morris Endeavor

11 Madison Ave
New York, NY 10010
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This agent is seeking the following genres:


Literary Fiction


Cultural/Social Issues
Humor/Gift Book
Pop Culture
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Known Clients (current & past)
J. J. Abrams
Sloane Crosley
Jonah Goldberg
Mohsin Hamid
Nick Santora
Ellen Ullman
Author Comments
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02/21/2020 09:57 PM
Oh I queried him last month to jman@wmeagency.com, and haven't heard anything -- perhaps I should try again to the email address listed here (jmandel.assistant@wmeagency.com)?
02/20/2020 11:17 PM
Thanks, Patrick, the one here is the one I used--I guess I wasn't sure, so thanks for the vote of confidence.
Patrick (Admin)
02/20/2020 11:18 AM
murrbrewster, Have you tried the address listed here? There have been replies logged in QT, which leads me to beleive this address is getting through.
02/19/2020 06:14 PM
Does anyone know for sure what Mr. Mandel's email address is? I've seen three different ones and two are apparently invalid. If I don't get a response with the third I'd like to know if he got it or if the address was wrong.
02/15/2020 09:20 AM
EQ 2/12/2020 (Daybreak; literary fiction; 55,000 words)
01/09/2020 04:35 PM
message returned by this and agentquery listed emails as blocked per security policies
01/09/2020 01:09 PM
KristenH , I'm so excited about your offer of publication! Huge congratulations to you. :)
12/14/2019 12:32 PM
EQ 11/27/19 (Requery Venom--adult thriller)
Offer of Pub Nudge 12/3/19
CNR 12/6/19 (No word via nudges)
11/25/2019 06:55 PM
PSbookish, that's too small to be a thriller unless it's a novella. Not many agents will accept novellas. Thrillers should be 60,00-110,000.
Profile Update

Patrick (Admin)
11/08/2019 04:48 PM
Profile Update: New email address.
05/22/2019 07:42 PM
Sent a query via email on 5/22/2019. Will update this when I get a response.

Genre: Thriller/Sci Fi
Word Count: 24,000
07/29/2018 12:24 PM
EQ: 05/25
CNR: 07/29 Literary 110K
06/11/2018 08:43 PM
EQ: 5/18

CNR: 6/11
03/21/2018 04:35 PM
EQ: 3/21/18 71,000 commercial crime novel
08/06/2016 06:35 AM
On 11/26/15, I've queried Jay with Chain Reaction. As of today, it's CNR. So I'll try him in the spring with Venom.

8/6/16: 4/12/16 EQ (Requery Venom)
8/5/16 CNR (No word from nudge.) Waiting to hear from Claudia Ballard.
08/21/2015 04:29 PM
EQ 8/21/15 Suspense 79K (couldn't find submission guidelines; sent query + five pages in email)
03/27/2015 09:44 AM
EQ: 3/27
02/10/2015 11:27 AM
hard to tell if the William Morris Agency really exists, according to their website anyway. has to be the poorest Agency Site on the web
01/09/2013 07:25 AM
Good luck Olivia!
01/08/2013 01:57 PM
Thanks Angelscribe! I'm actually going to nudge him tomorrow, 6 weeks from the date he received the new version! Fingers crossed.
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Last Update:
11/08/2019 - New email address.
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