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Ms. Lucy Carson

The Friedrich Agency

19 West 21st Street, Suite 201

New York, NY 10010



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Website: www.friedrichagency.com

Twitter: LucyACarson

AAR/AALA Member: No

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Snail-Mail: No

E-Mail: Yes

Online Form: No

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from Catlin22
Jan 10, 2023 2:54 pm


1/10 - Submitted 86K historical mystery via email
A few minutes later I received an auto reply stating that she will "be away from my desk and checking my inbox intermittently until Jan 12th." She doesn't say specifically that she's closed to queries, but a tweet posted today says that it's her last day of vacation.
from 1edpsf1
Nov 04, 2022 6:36 pm


4Nov22: EM query
psychological thriller, 76K words
from Mostamand
Aug 29, 2022 6:51 pm


Sent 9-29-2022
from writervfp
Jun 26, 2022 9:11 pm


21/june - query sent
from LightofBeauty
Jun 17, 2022 9:40 pm


EQ: 6/6/22
Full Request: 6/14/22
Lucy confirmed receipt of FR: 6/15/22
ER: 6/17/22

A lovely (tho kind of semi-form) personalized rejection, wasn't for her but gave nice albeit subjective feedback.

LGBT Literary Fiction
from jaybourne81
May 03, 2022 3:39 pm


EQ: 4/29
ER: 5/3

"...my list is now entirely focused on adult projects, so I no longer take on anything in the middle grade or YA space. Good luck to you in your journey! I hope you connect with someone fantastic."
from kmp152
May 03, 2022 12:00 pm


Submitted email Query 89K memoir 3/11/22
Did not hear by six weeks, closing this query
from bushupking
Apr 22, 2022 12:50 pm


EQ March 4
CNR
Mystery
from Mullover
Feb 26, 2022 10:27 am


EQ: 02/13/22
NA/Adult/Magical Realism
from AmberMHerbert
Oct 06, 2021 5:39 pm


EQ: 09/01
ER: 10/06

Lucy sent me a personalized email and mentioned she merely didn't feel hungry for pages after reading over the query. She noted that, with the number of submissions she receives, she is extremely selective. I appreciated the personal touch.

NA contemporary 69k
from tomntex4
Sep 30, 2021 9:50 am


EQ 9/27/21
EQ9/27/21
Lucy replied within an hour! She let me know she wasn't seeking any YA, so it was a pass, but the quick response is amazing!
from vanelle87
Jun 23, 2021 6:27 pm


EQ: 05/30/2021
06/23/2021 - nudge about full manuscript request from other agent (I read that she doesn't like it when someone sends her an offer of rep with two weeks to read your ms, so I thought it safer to let her know that I got a request in case the other agent offers.)

06-23-2021 - Good thing I followed up, even though she doesn't need the update about full requests. She had totally missed my query and just replied, apologizing and asking for the full. Sent it.
from vanelle87
Jun 17, 2021 11:20 am


Following up on previous comments, has anyone verified if this agency has the one query speaks for all the agency policy? I'm not completely sure by the wording on their website
from Catsamoa79
Jun 01, 2021 11:43 am


EQ: 2/23/21
CNR: 6/1/21
from MissPlum
May 19, 2021 4:17 pm


Literary thriller CNR @ 109 days

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