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Ms. Carrie Pestritto

Laura Dail Literary Agency, Inc.

121 West 27th Street, Suite 1201

New York, NY 10001



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Website: www.ldlainc.com

Twitter: literarycarrie

AAR Member: No

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Snail-Mail: No

E-Mail: Yes

Online Form: No

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from Hulagirl
Jun 13, 2019 12:28 pm


EQ: 6/6/19
ER: 6/13/19
Contemporary Romance 71K
from AmberDaulton
Jun 13, 2019 9:45 am


Query - 6-7-2019
Rejection - 6-13-2019

Adult Historical/Paranormal Romance - 100,000k

Very polite.
from dpfs_2018
Jun 06, 2019 9:20 am


EQ: 5/30/19
ER: 6/6/19 (Nice form rejection)

71K Romance
from juliaclare
May 31, 2019 10:24 am


EQ 5/28/2019
ER 5/31/2019
Form rejection, but at least it was a quick turnaround
from LuckyZiri
May 24, 2019 10:18 am


EQ: 4/18/19
PR: 4/30/19
FR: 5/9/19 *crosses fingers*
Full rejection: 5/24/19 -- very polite and kind rejection

YA Fantasy, 86k
from LGV_AL
May 23, 2019 10:34 am


EQ 5/22/19 mystery @ 97K words
ER 5/23/19
from CWSchurman
May 20, 2019 4:04 pm


EQ: 5/15/19
ER: 5/17/19 No
Comment: Unfortunately, it doesn’t match what I’m looking for at this time. I encourage you to keep submitting this and I hope other agents feel differently!
MG Adventure, 48K
from Mildlymary
May 03, 2019 10:29 am


EQ: 4/26/19
ER: 5/03/19

Thanks so much for thinking of me with this project. Unfortunately, it doesn’t match what I’m looking for at this time. This is an incredibly subjective business, so I encourage you to keep submitting this and I hope other agents feel differently!

Best of luck!
from turtlefairy1
Apr 24, 2019 10:25 am


EQ 1/13
PR 1/21
FR 4/09 Yay!
ER 4/24

YA Fantasy retelling
from KristenH
Apr 20, 2019 7:02 am


EQ 4/10/19 (2nd/final requery Venom)
ER 4/12/19 (Passed--not what she's looking for)
from cterlson
Apr 18, 2019 11:23 am


EQ 4/16/19
ER 4/18/19

Form - not what's she's looking for (Literary mystery)
from KristenH
Mar 31, 2019 3:49 pm


EQ 3/22/19 (Requery Diplomatic Immunity)
ER 3/28/19 (Passed--not good match)
from emmatens
Mar 28, 2019 10:02 am


EQ: 03/25
ER: 03/28

77k YA Historical Fantasy
from Hamptonone
Mar 23, 2019 12:49 pm


Received personal rejection after 1 week.
from kjgillenwater
Mar 21, 2019 12:48 pm


EQ: 2/13/2019
Nudge: 3/15/2019 based on other comments where she has already responded to other queries.
ER: 3/21/2019

80K Romantic Suspense

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