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Ms. Kirsten Carleton

Prospect Agency

285 Fifth Avenue, PMB 445

Brooklyn, NY 11215


Twitter: kirstencarleton

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Online Form: Yes

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from authorheathern
May 13, 2017 7:16 am

Met at MI writer's conference, requested partial.
One of the worst rejections I've ever received.
Did have a few helpful comments.
YA contemporary Romance 72,000
from Mendressa
May 01, 2017 6:16 am

Pitched face-to-face 4/8 YA Dark Fantasy
Requested Pages
Sent Pages 4/26
from jmballew
Mar 30, 2017 4:49 pm

met at 2017 MI Writing Workshop. Sent query, first 20 page and a synopsis.
from karareynolds
Mar 28, 2017 3:56 pm

Kirsten is participating in Operation Awesome's Pass Or Pages query contest this week. She'll be sharing insights into query letters and first pages that might help you personalize your own query letter if you're considering submitting to her. Check it out!:
from KristenH
Oct 15, 2016 7:00 am

EQ 6/17/16 (Venom)
CNR 10/14/16 (No word from nudge.) WIll try Carrie with Venom later this fall, since it's been almost five months.
from Patchi
Sep 09, 2016 12:08 pm

#PitchAmerica 08/30/16 3 chapters + synopsis
sent 09/03/16
09/09/16 very helpful rejection with all the points that confused her
from karenleespree
Jul 28, 2016 10:16 am

EQ 6/9 MG SFF CNR 7/28
from ramlatch
Apr 21, 2016 4:18 pm

Query 7/10/2015
Partial Request 9/17/2015 Sent 9/23
Nudge with offer 4/20/2016
Polite step aside 4/21/2016
from hikarinotsubasa
Apr 19, 2016 4:21 pm

EQ 4/10
Nudge with offer 4/19
Full request
from AuthorCJBlack
Apr 06, 2016 8:47 am

StephenH, Yes, I know. I actually did resubmit it on 12/15/15 and gave her a heads up on Twitter. I just forgot to note it here.

EQ 11/9
Epic Fantasy 95k words
CNR: 3/15/16
No follow up per their submission guidelines.
from StephenH
Mar 15, 2016 10:09 am

AuthorCJBlack, you may want to resubmit that one. Ms. Carleton tweeted a while back that she had lost all of her queries for November due to computer issues, and for writers to re-query.
from eebnhab
Feb 29, 2016 11:32 pm

EQ 2/29/16
63k Mystery/Thriller
#MSWL request
from ImaanB
Feb 23, 2016 1:08 pm

EQ: 2/12
R&R: 2/22
from jhunny
Feb 17, 2016 10:58 am

She is no longer with Waxman. There's an update on her Twitter about where she's parked at now.
from WithinAPeriodPiece
Feb 16, 2016 12:54 pm

Request based on a Diversity contest (partial first 50 pgs)
Sent 2/17
76K Ya Thriller

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