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Ms. Amy Boggs

Donald Maass Literary Agency

1000 Dean Street, Suite 252

Brooklyn, NY 11238



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Website: www.maassagency.com

Twitter: notjustanyboggs

AAR Member: Yes

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Snail-Mail: No

E-Mail: Yes

Online Form: No

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Query Guidelines

To query, email Amy with query, first five pages, and 1-2 page synopsis pasted into the body of the email.

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from karenleespree
Jan 16, 2017 8:33 am


EQ: 12/21 YA historical F a pass 1/14
from lsambury
Jan 14, 2017 6:51 pm


EQ Dec 12/16
FR Jan 13/16

YA Fantasy 106k - Kind of knew it was a long shot since she's a popular agent, but I'm glad I tried at least
from ShannaHughes
Dec 29, 2016 3:39 pm


EQ 10/27
ER 11/13
12/19 signed with another agent

YA contemporary 67K
from CarolBlondette
Dec 19, 2016 7:11 pm


EQ: 12/19/16
Contemporary YA
from karambelas
Dec 19, 2016 8:36 am


EQ: 10/5
Nudge: 12/19

I don't normally send nudges on queries but it seems like she's responded to almost everyone before and after me so I think perhaps it got lost in her spam. :)

YA Contemporary 76k
from Alorac
Dec 08, 2016 7:23 pm


EQ 11/22 YA historical
Form rejection 12/8
from MaryanneW
Nov 29, 2016 5:31 pm


EQ 14 Nov
ER 28 Nov
from ladytuono
Nov 27, 2016 6:33 pm


EQ 11/14
Form Reject 11/27

Adult Contemporary LGBT Fantasy
from KayBeyus
Nov 20, 2016 6:27 pm


EQ 10/25
ER: 11/13

113,000 Fantasy Romance
from imposter
Nov 12, 2016 11:08 am


EQ: 10-20-16
ER: 11/12/16 form
YA Mystery (88K)
from hsdeurloo
Nov 10, 2016 10:27 am


Consider that no news may be good news. Many agents have a maybe or look again pile and your submission may be in it (or an intern passed it onto the agent themselves). Immediate rejections could be a sign of something really wrong whereas taking some extra time may mean the agent is pausing to consider. Hope that makes the waiting a little easier for you :)
from karambelas
Nov 09, 2016 2:50 pm


Totally agree it's not that long (and yes, followed sub guidelines), just curious since so many have heard after me. Wondering if anyone is in the same boat.
from ShannaHughes
Nov 09, 2016 8:15 am


Karambelas, a month isn't that long. I'd check to see if you 100% followed submission guidelines. If so, I'd wait. As said, a month isn't that long. With another agent, I saw people who'd queried two weeks after me with a reply, and I hadn't--but mine still came in yesterday.
from karambelas
Nov 08, 2016 2:18 pm


So I queried on 10/5 and haven't heard anything but it looks like most people have heard back who queried after me... should I re-query her? Anyone still waiting?
from Jwrite
Nov 08, 2016 1:02 pm


EQ: 8/26/16
ER: 9/7/16

YA Paranormal, 85K

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