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Ms. Maureen Moretti

P.S. Literary Agency

New York, NY

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Twitter: maureen_moretti

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from sarahadler
Jan 19, 2020 10:54 am

EQ: 1/19/20

97k women's fiction
from Patrick (admin)
Jan 06, 2020 7:23 am

Profile Update: Open to queries.
from Writer72kehr
Dec 16, 2019 10:50 am

EQ 12/01/19
FR 12/16 via submissions coordinator B.D. Gyulai for Maureen Moretti, plus synopsis
WF 91K
from Patrick (admin)
Dec 14, 2019 6:00 pm

Profile Update: Closed to queries.
from sfdwriter
Nov 05, 2019 12:33 pm

EQ: 10/2/19
CNR: 11/5/19

upmarket WF 92K
from cfreili
Nov 04, 2019 7:56 pm

EQ: 10/24
CNR 11/4

She posted October query stats on Twitter, so I take that to mean she's gone through them and requested what she wanted.

Adult Sci-fi 93k
from KristenH
Oct 16, 2019 4:16 pm

Barnaby, what Patrick said. I've been shopping three adult thriller manuscripts around to agents for a couple of years. Some other authors have also posted their titles with their comments too--just down below. It's helps me differentiate the three of them when I'm querying (or requerying them again). Venom is one of my thriller titles that I've been querying for 9 long years.
from KristenH
Oct 16, 2019 4:13 pm

EQ 7/8/19 (Venom)--Adult thriller
FR 7/28/19 (Full request and sent to her assistant--same as Van Essler)
ER 10/16/19 (Passed---not right agent at this time, but hopes to see it on the shelves someday)
from jsk_31
Sep 03, 2019 9:32 am

#DVPit request 4/24
I had a query out to another agent at P.S. Lit, so I asked Maureen if she wanted me to wait to send a query to her. She said they could forward internally.
FR 4/24, sent 6/26 (revision)
Nudge 8/30
ER form, short and sweet, 9/3
from Cinocal
Aug 30, 2019 3:23 pm

EQ: 8/30/2019

YA SF 96,000
from VanEssler
Aug 20, 2019 2:46 pm

EQ: 5/18/19
FR: 6/11/19 (sent same day)
ER: 8/20/19 (form rejection)
104k Dark Steampunk
from wmymorgan
Aug 08, 2019 1:48 pm

EQ 6/12/19
FR 6/28/19 (Full request and sent to her assistant same day)
from Patrick (admin)
Aug 06, 2019 6:52 am

The author likes to include the title of her book with her comments. Venom is one of her titles.

You’re not alone. I hear from a lot of people who wonder what it means.
from barnabyhazen
Aug 06, 2019 3:57 am

Can someone please tell me what "venom" indicates on these comment code pages?
from Catsamoa79
May 20, 2019 12:04 pm

EQ: 4/2/19
CNR: 5/20/19

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