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Ms. Amy Giuffrida

Jennifer De Chiara Literary Agency

New York, NY



Website: www.jdlit.com/

Twitter: kissedbyink

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E-Mail: No

Online Form: Yes

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from WyldeGreen
Oct 19, 2021 9:49 am


Even though I found many great qualities in your work, I must decline it at this time.
from chelseagparker
Oct 03, 2021 1:21 am


10/02/2021 FQ - YA mystery 70k
from sophiexli
Sep 05, 2021 8:44 pm


FQ: 05Sept2021 (Pitmad request)

MG fantasy, 49K
from lingiswriting
Aug 31, 2021 12:57 pm


EQ: 7/12/21
ER: 8/31/21

Con YA 66k
from cey519
Aug 31, 2021 12:53 pm


Queried 7/28/2021
Partial request 8/31/2021

YA Contemporary
from FerrisArrow
Aug 26, 2021 5:15 pm


Rejected in a half hour
from NikkiAlexander
Jul 14, 2021 8:50 pm


FQ: 6/20/21
Partial Req: 6/29/21
Rejected partial 7/14/21. Helpful feedback on what wasn't working.

Adult LGBT Romance/Women's Fic
from Patrick (admin)
Jul 14, 2021 11:34 am


Profile Update: Genres updated.

Thanks bubblyian
from bubblyian
Jul 13, 2021 7:42 pm


Specifically says "no science fiction" on her query form! But on her webpage says okay to submit MG scifi!
from Patrick (admin)
Jul 01, 2021 5:56 pm


Hi andyscontras, She was only added to their website today, and so is now listed on QT.
from andyscontras
Jul 01, 2021 1:07 pm


Why is Bre Stephens not listed as an agent here?
from mhknecht12
Jun 30, 2021 8:05 pm


alilbryn, She keeps going back and forth from what I've seen because originally she was open to it, then she was closed to it and now it's like a hybrid-type thing. If I had to guess, science fiction and fantasy would be a very difficult if not impossible sell with her.
from alibryn
Jun 30, 2021 7:38 pm


Her MSWL is highly confusing. Firstly, her agency bio pages states:

"In any genre, I am especially seeking stories written by marginalized authors. If you've written an authentic story featuring supernatural creatures, non-Western myths/legends, and horror, I highly encourage you to query me."

In any genre, to me, means including fantasy. And she also says she wants supernatural creatures, and myths/legends. That also suggests fantasy to me.

Then she also says:

"What I'm NOT looking for: Angels, demons, werewolves, zombies, mermaids, vampires, or pirates, or time travel."

And on her QueryManager page, it says, "Please do NOT submit to me the following:
• Fantasy/Science Fiction."

Lastly, on her QueryManager drop-down box for genre, fantasy is an option.

So, which is it? Is she open to fantasy from marginalised authors, or no fantasy at all? Fantasy is listed here as one of her genres but I'm not sure that it should be.
from Patrick (admin)
Jun 29, 2021 9:24 am


Profile Update: Genres updated.
from ejhamdan
Jun 27, 2021 6:30 pm


Form Query: 6/22
Semi-form rejection: 6/25

YA Contemporary 65k. Said she didn't like the voice. Couldn't disagree more, have received the exact opposite feedback from others

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