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Ms. Laurie Abkemeier

DeFiore and Company

47 East 19th Street, 3rd Floor

New York, NY 10003



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Website: www.defliterary.com/

Blog: laurieabkemeier.tumblr.com

Twitter: laurieabkemeier

AAR Member: Yes

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Snail-Mail: No

E-Mail: Yes

Online Form: No

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from prosperity1
Oct 02, 2021 6:15 pm


9-14-21 query, memoir 38k
from ArtEqualsOxygen
Jul 10, 2021 5:21 pm


7/10/21
Memoir
from MissPlum
Mar 23, 2021 2:47 pm


"If you don’t hear back from us within six weeks, the most likely scenario is that we read your query and do not think your project is right for us"
CNR @ 46 days on adult/YA graphic novel
from hollyanne
Dec 06, 2020 6:10 pm


EQ: 11/12/2020
CNR: 12/6/2020
Per her automated email, I'm closing this one out.
68k memoir
from MAnthony99
Dec 03, 2019 12:52 pm


EQ: 12/03/2019. Memoir.
from juliana_clayton
Aug 06, 2019 6:18 pm


ER 6/29/19
CNR 8/6/19
Auto-generated reply states that she does not consider fiction. This information is not on her website so I hope it is helpful here.
from NancyDWrites
Jul 23, 2019 5:54 pm


ER 7/20
from Appalachiosaurus
May 08, 2019 10:51 am


ER: 4/9
CNR: 5/8

PB, 400 words
from coffee_drinker4
Mar 21, 2019 6:29 am


I got an auto reply from her today stating she does NOT consider fiction.
Maybe this should be updated.
from ktwills79
Feb 22, 2019 3:26 pm


ER: 1/23
CNR: 2/22

PB, 690 words
from Laura747
Jun 12, 2018 12:22 pm


FR for my memoir.

In the end received a very kind and encouraging rejection from Ms. Abkemeier. (likely a form) She enjoyed reading my material, but didn't love it enough to want to take it on... and she is certain I will find that agent soon. I appreciate the time she took to consider my manuscript and will keep moving forward.
from coffee_drinker4
Jun 07, 2018 8:40 pm


EQ: 6/8 Picture Book
from Patrick (admin)
Feb 22, 2018 10:07 am


Profile Update: Genres updated.

from StripedShirt
Jun 01, 2017 8:12 pm


Sent 6/1/2017. Received automated reply the same day.
from Patrick (admin)
Apr 04, 2017 10:41 am


Profile Update: This agent reviewed and approved her listing.

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