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Mr. Matthew Carnicelli

Carnicelli Literary Management

7 Kipp Road

Rhinebeck, NY 12572



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Website: www.carnicellilit.com/

AAR Member: No

Accepts Queries Via...

Snail-Mail: No

E-Mail: Yes

Online Form: Yes

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from Patrick (admin)
Jan 20, 2018 3:35 pm


Profile Update: Taking queries via online form.

(Thanks Mark33)
from Mark33
Jan 20, 2018 3:14 pm


There's an online form on his web-site so why does it say on this web-site Online form: No ?
from Blackhat
Jan 19, 2018 7:51 pm


EQ: 1/19/18
Literary Fiction - 120k
from LightofBeauty
Oct 17, 2017 11:13 am


9/12 EQ
10/17 ER

One of the most informal of form rejections lol. Doesn't bother even saying "Dear Author" or the name of your book, just this:

Thanks for writing, but I don't think I would be the best agent to represent your work.

Sincerely,
Matthew Carnicelli

from mike_yaffe
Sep 24, 2017 4:42 pm


EQ: 9/12/17 (commercial/NA)
ER: 9/21/17 (form rejection)

Thanks for writing, but I don’t think I would be the best agent to represent your work.

Kind regards,
Matthew Carnicelli
from rdickens
Sep 21, 2017 1:16 pm


EQ Memoir 9/2
Form rejection 9/21
from lucky8
Jul 07, 2017 2:29 pm


Form rejection within one hour after memoir query submission. Fastest one yet!
from KristenH
Jun 28, 2017 4:02 pm


EQ 4/13/16 (Venom)
ER 8/2/16 (Responded to my nudge--not the best agent.) Will try him with Chain Reaction next month.


11/18/16: 8/19/16 EQ (Chain Reaction)
11/18/16 CNR (No word from nudge). Will try him in March 2017 with Diplomatic Immunity.

4/5/17: EQ 3/29/17 (Diplomatic Immunity)
ER 4/5/17 (Passed-not best agent.) (Will retry him next month with CR, since he didn't respond to it.)
from KristenH
Jun 28, 2017 4:01 pm


EQ 6/8/17 (Requery Venom)
ER 6/28/17 (Passed-not best agent for it). Will try him later this summer with CR or DI.
from ladyhoffman
Apr 07, 2017 7:09 am


EQ 3/31
ER 4/4

Form rejection
from Frederique
Jun 27, 2016 5:54 pm


EQ: 4/29
FR: 5/18
ER: 6/27
from KristenH
Apr 24, 2016 6:15 pm


Now I stand corrected, Jlp and TGeiger. I guess thrillers are now commercial fiction.
from Patrick (admin)
Apr 24, 2016 5:44 pm


Profile Update: Genres updated.

from KristenH
Apr 24, 2016 3:07 pm


FGeiger and JlP, he doesn't rep your genres. It's not listed here. He reps only thrillers/suspense novels.
from jlp123
Apr 04, 2016 2:09 pm


EQ: 4/4/16

98k, literary fiction

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