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Mr. Donald Maass

Donald Maass Literary Agency

1000 Dean Street, Suite 252

Brooklyn, NY 11238

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from CandaceDavenport
May 03, 2016 2:58 pm

from batsojopo
Jan 10, 2016 5:25 pm

EQ: 11/14
CNR: 1/10/16
from Patrick (admin)
Nov 26, 2015 6:12 pm

Profile Update: Closed to queries.

from Patrick (admin)
Nov 15, 2015 10:37 am

Profile Update: New email address.

from Berkvase
Oct 26, 2015 7:47 pm

EQ: 10/3/15
ER: 10/26/15
Polite, but seems to be a form letter.
from Dklein
Oct 26, 2015 4:11 pm

Took two weeks to get responce. Not what I wanted. Better then nothing
from slsaboviec
Jun 27, 2015 11:40 am

EQ: 5/18/15
ER: 6/20/15
Adult Paranormal Thriller, 86K
from tsigone
Jun 22, 2015 5:27 pm

Memoir query June 4th, nice decline for representation June 18th. I look at the positive and appreciate the reply
from Dragonman
May 26, 2015 4:58 pm

EQ 02/15
ER 05/26

SF / Thriller, 83k
from lkasten
Jan 13, 2015 4:32 pm

He teaches several workshops a year and I had the opportunity to sit on a couple. He is very passionate about the writing world and has high expectations, but his agency sells the highest number of novels per year than any other. He is a busy man and must find it difficult to check his numerous queries.
from TahaniNelson
Aug 01, 2014 3:17 pm

EQ: 07/05
ER: 08/01

Blunt form rejection. Particularly depressing based on the personalized query I sent him. After making The Dresden Files a possibility, the Maass Agency is next to godlike to me, and I would have loved to be represented by it. Oh well, moving on.

Edit: Oh, dear. I didn't realize that I'd sent another query to someone else in the same agency. :S I haven't heard back from her, so maybe it's still a possibility. Or I might have shot myself in the foot by querying them both by accident. I guess we'll see.
from DogCatMouse
Jul 07, 2014 7:24 am

EQ: 7/7/2014

YA Sci-Fi
from Jennifer13
Jun 10, 2014 6:35 am

AndreaClimbing & wtrimrob, I had the same thing happen to me. EQ 1/22/14 and no response despite a nudge in March. I hope that he's just behind, but fearing the worst, have gone ahead and closed this one out.
from wtrimrob
Jun 04, 2014 2:58 pm

Yeah, I was wondering the same thing, Andrea. I sent a query on 4 January and haven't heard anything, either. I've written it off as CRN. Maybe he'll catch up someday.
from AndreaClimbing
May 31, 2014 11:09 am

I sent my query on January 5th, resubmitted 29th March, but no response so far. His page at the agency's website implies he responds to every query, so not sure what's going on.

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