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Ms. Erica Spellman-Silverman

Trident Media Group, LLC

41 Madison Avenue, Floor 36

New York, NY 10010

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AAR Member: Yes

Accepts Queries Via...

Snail-Mail: Yes

E-Mail: Yes

Online Form: No

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from hdiangelis
Feb 27, 2018 9:05 pm

EQ: 1/28/18
ER (form letter, from assistant): 2/8/18
from Fj2018
Feb 11, 2018 10:29 pm

EQ 2.7.18
ER 2.9.18
Form Letter
Medical Thriller 76k
from KristenH
Jan 24, 2018 4:10 pm

Eq 1/17/18 (requery Venom)
ER 1/24/18 (Passed from assistant--not right agent.)
from LightofBeauty
Nov 13, 2017 10:56 am

EQ: 10/19
ER: 11/13

We'd like to thank you for sending your query. After careful consideration, Erica doesn't feel she is the right agent to represent your book. Please keep in mind that our business is a subjective one, and that another agent might feel differently.

The Association of Author's Representatives has a website at Their address is P.O. Box 237201, Ansonia Station, New York, NY 10023. We hope you will find an agent who is a good fit for you.

Best wishes,


Kristin Cipolla

Assistant to Erica Silverman
from MichelleKPickett
Mar 24, 2017 9:48 am

EQ: 3-10-17
ER: 3-24-17 (from assistant)
from sarahbbuchanan
Dec 16, 2016 3:32 pm

EQ: 12/1/16
ER: 12/16/16
Nov 04, 2016 7:42 pm

how did you query her? On website said to use online form and she wasn't on drop down list of agents?
from reason
May 26, 2016 7:00 pm

EQ: 5/4
ER: 5/26

from aRealGShaw
Nov 12, 2015 11:14 pm

FQ 8/28/15 General Fiction 73K...Still no response.

Update: November 9th

Form Rejection from her assistant.

Hey KristenH,

Thanks for the advice.

from KristenH
Oct 24, 2015 1:45 pm

Have you nudged her, ARealGShaw? For a full request, check the response time, which is usually 3-6 months for a full.
from bevjack1
Oct 08, 2015 6:21 am

FQ 10/8/'15 Suspense 80K
from murmurs
May 13, 2015 6:05 pm

EQ: 5/07/15
ER: 5/13/15

Literary fiction
from QuillScribe
Nov 29, 2014 9:35 pm

I've had a partial with them for over three months. Nudged with no response.
Update: ER after 4 months.
from atomicxima
Nov 12, 2014 8:07 pm

EQ: 11/12
ER: 11/11 (form from an assistant, less than an hour later)
from Floridagirl
Nov 10, 2014 12:39 pm

EQ 11/6
ER: 11/10 (form from assistant)

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