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Mr. Robert Diforio

D4EO Literary Agency

13206 Treviso Drive

Lakewood Ranch, FL 34211

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Twitter: d4eo

AAR Member: No

Accepts Queries Via...

Snail-Mail: Yes

E-Mail: Yes

Online Form: No

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from rupp8817
Aug 26, 2021 12:12 pm

Turned down in minutes. It surprises me that they would ask for a genre and place themselves out there for queries and not even read what you send.
from TooMuchCoffeeMan
Aug 25, 2021 7:26 pm

2-day form rejection
from Maranda
Jun 10, 2021 11:44 am

from Maranda
Jun 02, 2021 3:45 pm

EQ 6/2/20
from jbwriter
Dec 23, 2019 6:53 am

He responded within 15 minutes, saying the idea was good but that because I don't have a platform the book wouldn't fly. I talked him into reconsidering, which he is doing.
from smbishop
Aug 27, 2017 7:35 am

EQ - 8/21/17
Bob replied, saying he forwarded my email to his colleague Julie (in New Zealand)
ER - 8/27/17 - Julie replied to Bob: I liked this concept but unfortunately I wasn’t hooked enough by either the writing or the storytelling to ask for more.
from Patrick (admin)
Apr 10, 2017 12:12 pm

Profile Update: The proper email address for queries is now listed on the "Main" tab.

from Patrick (admin)
Apr 10, 2017 9:04 am

Thanks KristenH. I can confirm I received the same error. I sent off an enquiry to his other address, but since I'm not sure he wants queries there or not, I'll mark him closed until I learn more.
from KristenH
Apr 04, 2017 6:58 am

Eq 3/31/17 (requery Chain Reaction)
FR 4/3/17 Full request.

Patrick, the email address didn't work. It came back as a mailer-daemon on Friday.
from verakurian
Feb 12, 2017 6:05 pm

The website does not say he is closed to queries.. btw.
from Patrick (admin)
Aug 17, 2016 7:47 pm

Profile Update: Closed to queries.

from casidj
Aug 15, 2016 3:05 pm

8/10/16: EQ
8/10/16: FR

I'm really crossing my fingers on this one. He seems like a great guy and agent from what I've read.

Would be a perfect fit for my mystery novel.
from KristenH
May 02, 2016 4:02 pm

Same day rejection--he passed, overwhelmed with current clientele list. I might try him this summer with Chain Reaction after I do Joyce Holland next month with Venom.
from PawPaw
Mar 19, 2016 7:21 pm

Although he rejected my work, he went the extra mile to help me. he did not have to do this, he could have just rejected me out of hand like most agents, but he didn't.
I highly recommend that anyone with a Non-fiction work give him a shot, really.
from auroratudor
Jan 17, 2016 10:41 pm

EQ: 1/17/16
HR: 1/17/16

Humorous social history 65k

Lightning fast! I've had a book published before with Adams Media without an agent, and he said the Bookscan numbers just weren't good enough for him to take a chance on this new one. But he said other agents might disagree and wished me well, so not the worst rejection ever.

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