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Ms. Carrie Howland

Empire Literary, LLC

115 West 29th St. Third Floor

New York, NY 10001



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Website: empireliterary.com/

Blog: ecarriehowland.com

Twitter: ECarrieHowland

AAR Member: Yes

Accepts Queries Via...

Snail-Mail: No

E-Mail: Yes

Online Form: No

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from batsojopo
Oct 15, 2018 3:30 pm


EQ: 10/15/2018

Literary/Historical fiction
from jjdean211
Oct 06, 2018 7:49 am


EQ - 101k, Lit Fic. 6/25
CNR 10/8/18
from snooze
Sep 20, 2018 8:29 pm


Q: 9/10/18 (in person at conference)
FR: 9/10/18
Sent 9/10/18. (Update #1: Haven't received an acknowledgement yet and now worried that I shouldn't have sent an attachment!) (Update #2: she kindly confirmed once I emailed to check in paranoia)
Literary fiction 90K
from ergotcake
Sep 15, 2018 1:01 pm


EQ: 8/20/18
CNR: 9/15/18

MG Mystery 44k
from karenleespree
Sep 12, 2018 11:55 am


EQ: 7/30

CNR: 9/12/ 18 MG Contemporary
from Kensi99
Aug 04, 2018 10:03 am


Queried Carrie in June and a few hours later received what sounded like a personal reply, thanking me for the material and that she was looking forward to reading. Since then, nothing. Not even a reject. Not sure if I should nudge or if she's a "silence means no" agent.
from Patrick (admin)
Jul 30, 2018 8:54 am


tharvey, it is listed on her personal website at ecarriehowland.com
from tharvey
Jul 27, 2018 7:26 pm


She does not say she's accepting picture books.
from ispyamystery
May 17, 2018 9:49 am


WhidgetBaker: just click on the query status icon and change it to full request....?
from WhidgetBaker
May 16, 2018 8:59 pm


EQ 3/6
FR 5/16
I had already closed it out. I can't figure out how to update that she's reading a full.
from Michelle_in_WI
May 10, 2018 6:34 pm


EQ 2/07
CNR 5/10

Contemporary YA 74K
from Kaiodem
Mar 19, 2018 12:12 pm


EQ: 3/19/18

YA DARK FANTASY 87K
from bcfheartbreaker
Jan 19, 2018 6:33 pm


EQ: 1/19/18

YA Fantasy 114k
from karenleespree
Oct 30, 2017 12:31 pm


EQ: 7/6/17 YA Suspense 68K CNR: 10/30/2017
from specuKate
Sep 18, 2017 1:28 pm


Pitched at RMFW Conference. Requested revised query. Sent 9/18/17. 72K YA Contemporary

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