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[Agency] Bienstock, LLC (formerly N.S. Bienstock, Inc.)

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Hi, Undercover:

Just doing my due diligence before Thrillerfest in July, and looking up Bienstock and Paul Fedorko. The two salient points I've come to are: 1) Bienstock primarily rep TV and broadcast news personalities, with books as a far-distant priority; and 2) Paul is described as a nice guy with a totally glacial response time.

I'm going to give this one a pass, myself. Good luck!
 

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Hi everyone :). I queried JL Stermer of N.S. Bienstock on May 9 and received a full request on July 17th. Does anyone have any experience working with Ms. Stermer?
 

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An update! I accepted an offer of representation from the fabulous JL Stermer.

She's been very successful selling nonfiction, and is currently expanding her list to include YA and women's fiction. Her query response time is about six weeks and her slush pile is maintained by an assistant. I've been hugely impressed by her and can't recommend her highly enough.
 

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Became a division of United Talent Agency in '14. Currently dba Bienstock, LLC: http://bienstock.unitedtalent.com/

ETA: Has been fully subsumed into UTA, although (at last report), Leibner (and wife/partner Carole Cooper) stay on as "special advisers".
 
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