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Ms. Maria Carvainis

Maria Carvainis Agency, Inc.

1270 Avenue of the Americas, Suite 2915

New York, NY 10020



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Website: mariacarvainisagency.com

AAR Member: Yes

Accepts Queries Via...

Snail-Mail: Yes

E-Mail: Yes

Online Form: No

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from KristenH
Oct 12, 2019 1:25 pm


EQ 9/9/19 (2nd/final Requery Chain Reaction)
ER 9/12/19 (Passed--not good fit)
from cbazay
Aug 13, 2019 5:14 pm


EQ: 8/1/19
Requested 50 pages: 8/13/19
YA contemporary 69K
from Zooks3
Aug 07, 2019 3:27 pm


7/29/19 - EQ re: LONG & SHORT - women's fiction 64K
8/7/19 - form rejection
from KristenH
Aug 04, 2019 4:52 pm


EQ 7/26/19 (REQUERY Diplomatic Immunity)
ER 7/30/19 (Passed--not good fit)
from kdprudolph
Jun 24, 2019 9:53 am


EQ 4-30-2019
FR 6-24-2019

Upper MG contemporary 50k
from Mildlymary
Jun 18, 2019 4:27 pm


EQ: 4/25/19
ER: 6/18/19
Thank you for your query. We apologize for the delayed response. Unfortunately, we must report that your book is not quite the right fit for the agency.
We appreciate the opportunity to consider your work and wish you much success and pleasure in your writing career.
All the best,
from KristenH
Jun 15, 2019 1:20 pm


EQ 4/15/19 (Requery Chain Reaction)
ER 6/12/19 (Passed--not good fit)
from jjdean211
Apr 17, 2019 8:27 am


EQ 1/6/19
Dancing on Seaside
lit fic, 101k
4/17/19 - ER
from KristenH
Apr 12, 2019 11:36 am


EQ 4/16/18 (2nd/final Requery Venom)
CNR 9/13/18 (No word from nudges)
Update: ER 9/18/18 (Passed-not good fit)
from askjudyww
Dec 05, 2018 9:48 am


MG Historical 27K
EQ: 9/16/18
ER: 12/05

from swatithegeek
Nov 06, 2018 11:35 am


EQ: 08/30/18
Nudged, it's been like 50 days: 10/19/18
ER: 11/06/18

"Thank you for your query, and our sincere apologies for the delayed response. Unfortunately, we must report that BOOK NAME is not quite the right fit for the agency.
We appreciate the opportunity to consider your work and wish you much success and pleasure in your writing career.
All the best,
Maria Carvainis Agency, Inc"

Contemporary Romance, 70k words
from JMAtkinson
Yesterday 11:23 am


EQ: 8/10/18 Contemporary Romantic Adventure
ER: 10/17/18 form letter
from Windmo
Oct 14, 2018 1:39 pm


EQ: Submitted 10 pages as attachment to general inbox 10/13/18 - romantic comedy
from Smith84
Jun 28, 2018 8:57 pm


She responded in 1 day. She was very nice with her rejection letter.
from duke_of_lilywhite
Jun 16, 2018 6:37 pm


EQ: 5-3-18
ER: 6-15-18

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