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Ms. Ann Rittenberg

Ann Rittenberg Literary Agency

15 Maiden Lane, Suite 206

New York, NY 10038-5125



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Website: rittlit.com

AAR Member: Yes

Accepts Queries Via...

Snail-Mail: Yes

E-Mail: Yes

Online Form: No

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from lucky8
Jul 15, 2017 12:00 pm


Submitted memoir query by snail mail mid-June. SASE sent July 12, polite form rejection.
from bevjack1
Jul 14, 2017 6:31 am


EQ 6/4/17 Lit Fic 73K query + 3 chaps
CNR 7/15/17
from KristenH
Jul 13, 2017 4:08 pm


EQ 5/18/17 (requery Venom)
CNR 6/30/17 (No word from nudge.) Will try her later this summer with CR's requery.
from SaraCo
Jun 26, 2017 12:27 pm


Rosie requested through pitmad, but isn't listed on query tracker.
EQ 2-21
CNR 6-26
from Catsamoa79
Jun 26, 2017 10:16 am


EQ: 4/17/17
CNR: 6/26/17
from Jvefamily
May 17, 2017 10:15 am


EQ: 12/25/2016
CNR: 4/25/2017
Women's Fiction (Chick-Lit)
from KristenH
Apr 04, 2017 4:11 pm


EQ 2/8/17 (Diplomatic Immunity)
CNR 4/4/17 (No word from nudge.) Will try her with something new in the future.
from JJProbe
May 11, 2016 8:25 am


EQ: 3/11/16
CNR: 5/11/16
107K Thriller
from KristenH
Apr 14, 2016 4:15 pm


On 2/18/16, I've requeried Ann with Venom. Two weeks ago, I've nudged her. Now I'm closing her out as CNR. I'll try her with Chain Reaction later this spring.
from fornickels
Feb 29, 2016 2:17 pm


EQ: 2/29/16
67,300k Apocalyptic Women's Fiction
from pickfordm
Feb 05, 2016 4:20 pm


crltrdff, what a great note! It sounds like you have a strong idea. It's heartening, too, to know that you're plugging away after the rejections (especially as mine are starting to pile up too!). I know that, with your persistence and talent, you'll find the right one soon. My fingers are crossed.
from crltrdff
Feb 02, 2016 1:09 pm


Two days after submitting a query for narrative nonfiction, I heard back from Ms. Rittenberg's assistant, who wrote a most kind note that, although it's not their policy to respond to queries unless requesting a full manuscript, she was making an exception because she felt my book had merit and she was confident it would find a good home. That meant a lot, and gave me a little hope after submitting unsuccessfully to 100 agents!
from GoldenEagle
Oct 22, 2015 11:18 am


EQ 07/14/2015
CNR 10/22/2015

65k crossover paranormal thriller
from whitney_fay
Sep 13, 2015 7:32 pm


EQ 9/13/15

Women's Fiction (94,000 words)
from paulback
May 06, 2015 12:22 pm


Will not write back unless it is a "yes."

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