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Ms. Meredith Kaffel Simonoff

DeFiore and Company

47 East 19th Street, 3rd Floor

New York, NY 10013



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Website: www.defliterary.com/

AAR Member: No

Accepts Queries Via...

Snail-Mail: No

E-Mail: Yes

Online Form: No

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from J_Sterling
Yesterday 1:10 pm


EQ: 05-19-16
ER: 05-27-16. I appreciate the quick reply, and the form letter was quite nice.
from QuillScribe
May 16, 2016 4:02 pm


InconstantMoon,
Sorry to hear about the CNR of a full. You are not alone, there are 11 CNR's for submissions according to Reports for her.
from InconstantMoon
May 13, 2016 5:09 pm


EQ: 10/18/15
FR:10/18/15
Sent: 10/18/15
Nudge: 2/19/16
No Answer: 3/25/16
Never Heard Back: 5/11/16
from huggsngiggles
May 09, 2016 2:50 pm


EQ: 5/8
ER: 5/9
from davethe10r
Apr 04, 2016 6:12 pm


EQ: 4/4/16
ER: 4/4/16

YA sci-fi/fantasy 95K

Many thanks for querying me here, but I’m sorry to say this isn’t quite the right match for my list. I do appreciate your trying me, though, and wish you all the best of luck in finding a good home for this book. Sincerely, Meredith Kaffel Simonoff ​
from pickfordm
Mar 25, 2016 1:00 pm


Congratulations on the offer, Writer1111!!!
from Writer1111
Mar 02, 2016 5:01 pm


EQ: 2/21
Nudge with Offer: 2/25
Request for Full: 2/25
Full Submitted: 2/25
Step Aside: 3/2

Felt there were areas she had reservations about and didn't have the right vision. She was very kind and complimentary, though.

Seems enthusiastic in email after starting

YA Contemporary
65K
from noavocado
Feb 05, 2016 1:00 pm


Got an automated reply stating that she will be out of the office and not checking email until 2/16.
from gowiththeflow
Jan 27, 2016 2:07 pm


EQ: 1/26
ER (form): 1/27
YA fantasy
from verakurian
Dec 14, 2015 7:42 pm


EQ 10/12/15
ER 11/29/15
lit fic
from ajpowell
Dec 14, 2015 12:10 pm


EQ: 12/14 @ 12:35 PM
ER: 12/14 @ 1:04 PM

Many thanks for querying me here, but I’m sorry to say this isn’t quite the right match for my list. I do appreciate your trying me, though, and wish you all the best of luck in finding a good home for this book. Sincerely, Meredith Kaffel Simonoff
from acweber
Nov 21, 2015 5:44 pm


EQ: 5/20
Polite Follow Up: 7/14 (acknowledging the fact that she's recently got married)
FR: 14 minutes later!

As of late November, still waiting. Sent a nudge to meredith@def address but no response....
from westhill
Oct 28, 2015 5:06 am


EQ Oct 24, 2015.
FR five minutes later! :)
Sent full Oct 24
Very kind, personalized rejection Oct 26.

from pickfordm
Oct 19, 2015 3:51 pm


Best wishes re this request and whatever other ones you've received, InconstantMoon!!
from tsigone
Sep 06, 2015 7:22 pm


EQ 7/28 ADDICTION MEMOIR
ER 9/6 Many thanks for querying me here, but I’m sorry to say this isn’t quite the right match for my list. I do appreciate your trying me, though, and wish you all the best of luck in finding a good home for this book.

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