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Ms. Marisa Corvisiero

Corvisiero Literary Agency

275 Madison Avenue, 14th Floor

New York, NY 10016



Twitter: CorvisieroLit

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from Charlydaws
Yesterday 2:11 pm

EQ: 4/10/2019
ER: 6/14/2019

MG Fantasy (46,000 words)
from AmberDaulton
Jun 07, 2019 12:40 pm

Query - 3/18/19
Rejection - 5/21/19
Paranormal/Historical Adult Romance - 100,000k

I got a little feedback, which is appreciative. And I quote: "We felt like events may have happened too quickly in your opening pages preventing us from getting into the mindset of your main character and your world."
At least it's something different than a typical form rejection, so I'm happy.
from carolynxriot
Jun 06, 2019 1:30 pm

carajedwards and others who've CNR'd after recent requests - if you follow her on Twitter, you can see that she has been planning a writer's retreat in New Jersey for the last few weeks, and when I emailed her to follow up on my conference-requested submission, received an automated response that said she was considered "out of office" until June 8th. I doubt she's been reading anything in the meantime. I wouldn't give up hope just yet :)
from carajedwards
Jun 06, 2019 11:16 am

Full MS: 3/25 (requested at conference)
CNR: 6/6

Based on other comments, I'm not expecting a response after two months. I was hoping for a personal reply because we met at a conference and I felt like there was a connection, but I understand everyone is very busy. I will update if status changes.
from Patrick (admin)
Jun 04, 2019 10:10 pm

Profile Update: Open to queries.
from Patrick (admin)
Jun 03, 2019 2:51 pm

vmaggio, true, she did post that, but she hasn’t opened her query form yet so something must have delayed her.
from vmaggio
Jun 03, 2019 2:31 pm

QUERY Tracker states that this agent is open to queries as of June 1st. Today is June 3rd Please advise.
from StorySpinner
May 30, 2019 12:24 am

EQ: PitDark request from Tara Gilbert, 26/5/19
ER: 30/5/19

"Unfortunately, I'm going to pass at this time. I wasn't connecting with the writing as much as I had hoped, so I don't believe I am the agent to champion this piece."
from allycat176
May 29, 2019 9:12 am

EQ: PitDark request from Megan Manzano 5/23
from danniemolguin
May 22, 2019 12:37 pm

EQ: 5/22/19 (62k Contemp. YA)

Met her at a conference and she requested the full there. I'm not sure how to track that she requested the full months ago but I just sent it now. Auto-reply that she's closed to queries.
from AliRose2019
May 09, 2019 11:58 am

EQ - 2/28/2019

ER - 5/09/2019

Dear Alisha,

"Unfortunately, we're going to pass at this time, as the rhyme is not strong enough. We know you've put a lot of time and effort into your project, and we hope you keep at it."

from swatithegeek
Apr 29, 2019 1:30 am

Using as a stand-in for Tara Gilbert (agent apprentice at Corvisiero)

DVpit EQ: 04/27/19 (QM form)
ER: 04/29/19

YA Romance, 80k
from Szedkatz
Apr 22, 2019 9:32 am

EQ - 2/18 women's fiction 99,600 words
ER - rejected on 4/22 said they felt like events happened too quickly to understand main characters mindset" they only requested 5 pages and only one event was described and wasn't described fully in those few pages so I felt like maybe it was a form letter?
from Patrick (admin)
Apr 18, 2019 9:02 pm

Profile Update: Closed to queries.
from juliana_clayton
Apr 15, 2019 1:19 pm

EQ 2/8/19
ER 4/15/19: Thank you for submitting your query for [PICTURE BOOK] to Corvisiero Literary Agency for our consideration. Unfortunately, we're going to pass at this time. We found the allegory too heavy-handed and not entertaining enough for a child audience. We know you've put a lot of time and effort into your project, but do keep at it!

The publishing industry is very subjective, so what may not work for us could be just what another agent is looking for. We encourage you to continue your pursuit of publication. Keep honing your skills, learning about the industry, and always embrace a growth mindset.

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