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Ms. Kate Garrick

Karpfinger Agency

357 West 20th Street

New York, NY 10011



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Website: karpfinger.com

Twitter: kategarrick

AAR Member: Yes

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Snail-Mail: No

E-Mail: Yes

Online Form: No

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from Sommtimes
May 13, 2019 1:23 pm


EQ: 4/29/19
ER: 5/13/19 (Form)

Dark literary 84K
from jreo513
Apr 09, 2019 1:46 pm


EQ: 12/11/18
FR!: 12/18/18
personalized, kind rejection: 4/9/19
magical realism/literary
from KristenH
Apr 07, 2019 4:50 pm


Eq 2/19/19 (2nd/final Requery Venom)
ER 2.25.19 (Passed-not good fit)

3/23/19: EQ 3/15/19 (2nd/final Requery Chain Reaction)
ER 3/19/19 (Passed--not right agent)

4/7/19: EQ 4/1/19 (2nd/final Requery Diplomatic Immunity)
ER 4/2/19 (Passed--not best agent)
from greatpoobah
Jan 16, 2019 3:34 pm


I checked out her receptivity to the Thriller/Suspense genre. Within 3 pages of submitted queries, not one request for a partial, much less a full, since 2008. Why she is listed as interested in this genre is beyond me.
from Fj2018
Nov 19, 2018 11:04 am


EQ 11.18
ER 11.19 (form)
Thriller
from abbyrosebeck
Aug 25, 2018 6:51 pm


146k Contemporary YA
EQ: August 22
from jjdean211
Jul 09, 2018 5:19 am


EQ: 7/7
ER: 7/9
Form
Lit Fic - 101k words
Dancing on Seaside
from LightofBeauty
Jun 25, 2018 4:05 pm


EQ: 5/27
Nudge: 6/22
6/25 ER

Her response was personalized, thanked me for the nudge, complimented the general premise of my query/novel, but the voice of the pages wasn't for her and so she doesn't feel like she'd be the best agent for it. She seems lovely!


from HollyM
May 09, 2018 7:57 pm


EQ: 5.8.18
ER: 5.9.18 (not even 12 hours)
Form response
96k women's fiction
from dreamcat
Apr 24, 2018 10:58 am


EQ 4/17
ER 4/24 womens fiction 95 k
Form rejection
from KristenH
Apr 17, 2018 4:19 pm


EQ 4/12/18 (Requery Diplomatic Immunity)
ER 4/17/18 (Passed--not best agent)
from DiscoStories
Apr 03, 2018 8:21 pm


EQ: 3/30/18 Memoir
ER: 4/3/18
I really appreciate the quick response!
from tdubphyz
Apr 03, 2018 4:42 pm


EQ: 3/21
ER: 4/3

lit fic, 92k
from KristenH
Mar 14, 2018 4:22 pm


EQ 3/14/18 (Requery Chain Reaction)--same day rejection (not right agent)
from ChickLitChick
Mar 03, 2018 7:55 am


EQ: 2-23-18
ER: 3-2-18

Women's Fiction 84k

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