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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

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Snail-Mail: No

E-Mail: Yes

Online Form: No

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from bcfheartbreaker
Yesterday 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
from PBquerious
Aug 22, 2017 11:47 am


I don't think she's interested in Picture Books, even though it's listed as one of her genres. There's no mention of PBs on her bio, her blog, or twitter.
from BookGirlBrooke
Jul 30, 2017 4:59 pm


EQ 7/30/17 YA Fantasy 67,500
from Boreas
Jun 01, 2017 12:16 pm


EQ: 4/19/17
CNR: 6/1/17

YA Action/Drama 107k
from Catherineelcik
Mar 01, 2017 8:48 am


Note to self: Only gets back to you if interested. Close out soon.
from BlueRidgeDave
Feb 22, 2017 11:48 pm


EQ: 2/17/17

Spiritual/Lit. fiction, 117,000 words
from Patrick (admin)
Jan 18, 2017 6:15 pm


Profile Update: Genres updated.

PPower, genres came from her blog at ecarriehowland.com/about
from PPower
Jan 17, 2017 12:38 pm


No picture book representation that I could see...
from Alorac
Oct 20, 2016 9:41 pm


Pauukiku, try adding /home after the website url.
from munchi5gal
Oct 08, 2016 12:37 pm


Pauukiku, I noticed that Penny has a link to their Publisher's Marketplace profile on her twitter: https://www.publishersmarketplace.com/members/EmpireLit/
from Pauukiku
Sep 29, 2016 12:44 pm


Has anyone else noticed that the Empire website has no info on how to submit a query? In fact, all I get is the Title page of their site.
from hdiangelis
Sep 29, 2016 7:53 am


8/17/16: Query through Submittable
9/29/16: Rejection from Donadio and Olson (the same that Galen_Marek received)
Will try querying her at her new agency instead.
from FountainPen
Sep 28, 2016 10:49 pm


Galen,
I got the same rejection.

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