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Ms. Carrie Pestritto

Laura Dail Literary Agency, Inc.

121 West 27th Street, Suite 1201

New York, NY 10001



Website: www.ldlainc.com

Twitter: literarycarrie

AAR/AALA Member: Yes

Accepts Queries Via...

Snail-Mail: No

E-Mail: No

Online Form: Yes

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from Sapphire_Demoness
Jan 29, 2023 3:08 am


Form query: 29th January 2023
82K Adult Rom-com
from riathewolf
Jan 28, 2023 10:28 am


FQ: 1/28/23

YA Fantasy 90k
from jcbbrsmith
Jan 25, 2023 10:15 am


FQ: 1-25-23
domestic suspense
from blackhand
Jan 24, 2023 5:05 pm


Form Query: 1.24.23

YA Historical, 79k
from digitia
Jan 19, 2023 12:25 pm


Form Query: 1/19/2023
YA Crossover Fantasy 85k
from Patrick (admin)
Jan 17, 2023 5:12 pm


Profile Update: Open to queries.
from gcontelmo
Nov 24, 2022 11:26 am


Form Query: 9/23/2022
Form Rejection: 11/22/2022

87k YA fantasy
from Roll_4_Initiative
Nov 23, 2022 6:59 pm


Queried 9/22/22
Form Rejection 11/22/22
71K Adult suspense novel with plus sized protagonist and amateur sleuthing in a haunted mansion.

"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 Mevrouw_Bee
Nov 22, 2022 3:11 pm


09/24/2022 FQ
Women's Historical Fiction 99k
11/22/2022 Form rejection same as everyone else's.
from VeronicaMars
Nov 22, 2022 2:56 pm


9/23/2022 Queried
11/22/2022 Rejection

I had a bunch of things on her manuscript wishlist that she was looking for, and I got turned down. Very confusing as of why with a form rejection.
from danielleewrites
Nov 16, 2022 10:17 am


EQ: 9-21-22
FR: 11-15-22

Adult Fantasy Romance 112k
from 1edpsf1
Nov 03, 2022 4:37 pm


19Sept22: QM query
3Nov22: decline
"Hi xx,
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!
Carrie
from jenniferkathleen
Nov 03, 2022 1:12 pm


FQ: 9/18/22 Narrative Non-Fiction/True Crime
FR: 11/3/22
Hi Jennifer Kathleen,

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!

Carrie
from ElleDesamours
Oct 31, 2022 4:26 pm


Query sent 9/29/22
YA speculative mystery 75k
Nudge with offer of rep 10/28
Kind step aside due to lack of time 10/31
from Patrick (admin)
Oct 25, 2022 11:04 am


Profile Update: Closed to queries.

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