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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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Email with the word “Query” and your book’s title in the subject line. Please include a brief description of your book in the body of the email, along with a short bio and, for fiction and memoir, the first five pages of the manuscript. Attachments will not be opened unless requested.

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from zoriana29
Jul 17, 2017 3:32 pm


EQ 7/13/17
ER 7/13/17
Women's upmarket 77,000 words

Form (same as below)
from Enesmus
Jul 05, 2017 11:59 am


EQ 7/5/17
ER 7/5/17 form
"Thanks so much for contacting me about your book project, but I'm afraid I wouldn't be the best representative for it. Best of luck on your path to publication."
from jerilyn8
Jul 03, 2017 5:13 pm


6/21 EQ
7/3 ER form
80,000 women's/upmarket fiction
from llscribe
Jun 28, 2017 2:07 pm


EQ 6/22
ER 6/28 Same form as everyone else.
Mystery
from kdword
Jun 11, 2017 4:14 pm


On 9/15/16, resubmitted first 5 pages of l116 K word lit fic novel with info about them being revised, about PNWA award, and about first submission that might have been lost. No response.
from crystallee33
May 31, 2017 12:42 pm


EQ: May 13/2017 (Memoir)
FR: May 15/2017

'Thanks so much for contacting me about your book project, but I'm afraid I wouldn't be the best representative for it. Best of luck on your path to publication.
'
from KristenH
May 28, 2017 4:32 pm


Eq 5/25/17 (Chain Reaction)
ER 5/26/17 (Passed-not right for her.) Will try her this summer with DI.
from SnapPeas
May 01, 2017 12:27 pm


EQ 4/27
ER 5/01
from Catsamoa79
Apr 25, 2017 10:39 am


EQ: 4/24/17
ER: 4/25/17
Form letter
from nxshar2
Apr 19, 2017 11:02 am


Rejected in 2 days (not right agent), thriller - 84k
from KristenH
Mar 22, 2017 4:14 pm


Eq 3/22/17 (Venom)--Same day rejection (not right agent.) Will try her with CR later this spring.
from anotherearth
Feb 23, 2017 11:48 am


EQ: Jan 15, Literary 100K
CNR as per timeline on website.
from JJProbe
Feb 16, 2017 5:19 pm


EQ: 2/15/17
ER: 2/16/17
102K Thriller
Form rejection, fast.
from dpasquantonio
Jan 27, 2017 1:46 pm


EQ: 2017-01-26 (adult mystery, 89K)
ER: 2017-01-27

The third of three rejections today. Funny, all three came one day after querying, while several queries to other agents remain outstanding weeks after being sent. Ah, the vagaries of querying. (Perhaps "funny" is not the right word to use).
from kerrytaylor776
Jan 04, 2017 12:23 pm


13 days later a rejection:
Thanks so much for contacting me about your book project, but I'm afraid I wouldn't be the best representative for it. Best of luck on your path to publication.

Yours,
Kate Garrick
The Karpfinger Agency

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