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Ms. Caryn Karmatz Rudy

DeFiore and Company

47 East 19th Street, 3rd Floor

New York, NY 10003



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Website: www.defliterary.com/

AAR Member: Yes

Accepts Queries Via...

Snail-Mail: No

E-Mail: Yes

Online Form: No

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from edoyle02
Nov 20, 2019 1:35 pm


EQ: 9/17/2019
PR: 10/22/2019
FR: 11/20/2019
from Lmonahan91
Oct 09, 2019 8:56 am


Received a rejection very quickly - same email as listed below -

Thanks for your query. Unfortunately, I'm afraid I'm not the right agent for this project. I thank you for the chance to read your work and wish you much luck in getting ______ published.

At least it was a response.
from Crackedbelle
Sep 23, 2019 10:50 am


Women's fiction - not romance
EQ: July
PR: August 6
She seems like a great agent! Crossing my fingers
ER: 9/23 with lovely comments. Seems like a great agent!
from LGV_AL
Feb 28, 2019 12:04 pm


EQ 2/26/19 literary mystery (about 96,800 words)
ER 2/28/19
from Winnie12
Dec 18, 2018 8:14 pm


EQ 11/10
Notified offer of pub 12/13
Got a response/ liked the pages and asked for the full but couldn’t read by my deadline, unfortunately
Accepted other offer
from aimeels9
Dec 03, 2018 12:15 pm


EQ: 11/30/2018
ER: 12/3/2018

Kind rejection with nice words about my writing and sample pages.
from Dasein
Oct 09, 2018 4:25 pm


EQ 8/23/18
Request for 100 pages 10/8/18
from tdubphyz
Aug 17, 2018 11:12 am


EQ: 6/7/2018
PR: 7/11/2018
ER: 8/17/2018 (short and kind)

lit fic, 92k
from WillowInc
Jun 28, 2018 9:51 am


5/24 EQ
6/21 ER
lit fic 80k
from terrilynm
Yesterday 5:02 pm


EQ: 11/12
ER: 11/28

Same rejection as noted below:
Thanks for your query. Unfortunately, I'm afraid I'm not the right agent for this project. I thank you for the chance to read your work and wish you much luck in getting ______ published.
from FountainPen
Nov 13, 2017 12:06 am


EQ 9/8
PR 10/9
ER 11/12 - Personal rejection with lovely comments about characters in my novel. Didn't connect enough in the end to represent.
from LightofBeauty
Sep 25, 2017 10:51 am


EQ: 9/15
ER: 9/15 (1 hr later)

She was quick, but her form sounds nice.

Thanks for your query. Unfortunately, I'm afraid I'm not the right agent for this project. I thank you for the chance to read your work and wish you much luck in getting ______ published.

All best,

Caryn
from Patrick (admin)
Jul 31, 2017 4:14 pm


Profile Update: This agent reviewed and approved this listing.

from svelixer
Jun 13, 2017 11:49 pm


ER 06/13/17
FR 06/13/17
At least it was quick.
from sfwsfw
Oct 24, 2016 9:08 am


EQ: 10/18
PR: 10/19
ER: 10/24 Didn't connect with the characters enough

Lit fic 85k

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