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Ms. Jennifer Unter

The Unter Agency

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Jennifer Unter

The Unter Agency

23 West 73rd Street, Suite 100
New York, NY 10023
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Website:
theunteragency.com/
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Query Methods
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Genres
This agent is seeking the following genres:

Fiction

Children's
Middle Grade
Picture Book
Young Adult

Non-Fiction

Biography
Cookbook
Current Affairs/Politics
Food/Lifestyle
Health/Fitness
Memoir
Nature/Ecology
Pop Culture
Travel
True Adventure/Crime
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Known Clients (current & past)
Barbara Bottner
Lauren Brown
Amanda Davis
Maria Finn
Sue Fliess
Emily France
Bob Logan
Jill Mansell
Anne O'Brien
Christopher Pike
Nina Planck
Shelly Reuben
Carley Roney
Sherene Schostak
Felicia Stoler
Author Comments
Comments by authors about this agent.
kazoo66
03/08/2023 06:59 AM
Sent Query Letter only 3/8/23. "If you would like to query Jennifer Unter, please email your pitch to Jennifer@theunteragency.com."
MG Fiction
katine
01/30/2023 02:39 PM
EQ: 10/30/22
CNR: 1/30/23

MG Fantasy 64K
emilyclaire5020
01/30/2023 02:28 PM
Email Submission of Partial (requested from pitch event) 10/19/22
Full Request: 11/8/22
R&R: 11/10/22
Revision Submitted: 1/3/23
Offer of Representation: 1/17/23

YA Fantasy 75,000 words
mbowman
01/24/2023 12:16 PM
EQ: 1/24/23 YA Fantasy

They sent a confirmation email about an hour after, so its nice to know they got it, I guess.
WritesALot
01/06/2023 10:39 AM
EQ: 1/5/23

Confirmation email: Thank you for sending a query. We have received it and will be in touch if we are interested in pursuing your work.

cdblep
11/28/2022 05:38 PM
EQ 11/6/22 - Request for first three chapters
Asked for a synopsis 11/18, sent same day
Full Request 11/21
Kind rejection 11/28 - mentioned it got too far from reality for her, so maybe she prefers more grounded fantasy? Good luck to everyone querying her. She seems like a responsive, thoughtful agent!
MG Fantasy, 55K
greddin
09/05/2022 09:42 PM
EQ:8/10
PR:9/5

YA contemporary 60k
adr900
08/15/2022 08:15 PM
EQ: 8/12/22
PR: 8/15/22 (Sent same day)

YA historical fantasy, 93k
czimagineer
03/16/2022 01:13 PM
EQ: 1/5/22 PB/ disability
CNR: 3/16/22
ThatsNotCincinnati
01/24/2022 08:54 AM
Queried: 12/28/21
Nudge w/ Offer of Representation: 1/24/21
Very polite step aside: 1/24/21 - FYI to those who have queried this agency, she said she is "buried with submissions and won't be able to read anything for quite some time."
robinkmoore
10/06/2021 10:07 PM
The Unter Agency is a full-service boutique agency specializing in quality fiction and nonfiction, with a particular interest in memoirs, food/cooking, nature/environment, pop culture, travel/adventure, true crime, sports, politics, and health/fitness. The Unter Agency also represents all types of children’s literature (picture books, middle grade, and young adult).
ozzy93
10/06/2021 04:10 PM
EQ 8/11/21
Proposal Request 9/7/21
Full request 9/22/21
Very helpful reply from Jen Nadol saying she'd be happy to look at a revision if none of the agents who have my full now make an offer.

Memoir 76k
Bonni_Brodnick
06/30/2021 02:49 PM
EQ: - 6/30/21
annzhao
06/16/2021 01:19 PM
EQ 5/8
PR 6/10
ER 6/16

Very kind rejection, gave me helpful feedback on what she liked/disliked and invited me to submit other works in the future!
CSDwrites
06/09/2021 03:30 PM
@KiwiHeart I have not heard back from Jennifer Unter and I haven't queried Jen. It's been 28 days and I don't expect to hear from Jennifer Unter - my book doesn't fit her genres. I noticed someone else said Jennifer passed their query onto Jen but I'm not hopeful for that happening. Since Jennifer rarely replies to queries, idk if she even reads them to pass mine on. I'm considering querying Jen after 30 days. It can't hurt. I'm frustrated by my own stupid mistake.
KiwiHeart
06/09/2021 03:00 PM
I did the same thing, CSDwrites! It's been 59 days, so I'm not hopeful. Did you query Jen? I wasn't sure if it was a rejection on behalf of the agency or not.
CSDwrites
06/09/2021 11:01 AM
I just realized that I queried Jennifer Unter when I meant to query Jen Nadol. I couldn't understand why I wasn't getting any response, even a rejection, from Jen.
Don't make the same mistake that I did!

Jen Nadol can be queried at: jen.nadol@theunteragency.com
KiwiHeart
06/02/2021 07:23 PM
Does anyone know if a ER or CNR from Jennifer Unter is on behalf of the agency? Or could I still query Jen Nadol. I assume not, but seems ambiguous based on their website.
LarkMarie
05/19/2021 11:36 AM
11/1/20, query, 135k true crime/me too memoir.

As of 5/19/21, no response.
tharvey
03/25/2021 08:47 AM
ccosme722 - In her profile it says "She can be reached at jen.nadol@theunteragency.com", so I'm guessing you query with that
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