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Mr. Steven Salpeter

Curtis Brown, Ltd.

10 Astor Pl, 3FL

New York, NY 10003



Website: www.literaryagents.io/steven-salpeter/

Twitter: StiSal

AAR Member: Yes

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Snail-Mail: No

E-Mail: No

Online Form: Yes

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from finleyturner
Today 11:06 am


12/6/19: Submitted Pitmad query request through online form
94k domestic thriller
from Kiarasa
Yesterday 11:54 pm


EQ (online form) 12/6/19

MG Fantasy, 70k (Sent due to PitMad request)
from KathrynThulin
Yesterday 7:43 pm


I didn’t initially hear back on my query but after a nudge he requested pages. After another nudge (5-6 months later) he passed, but gave helpful and insightful feedback and was all-around pleasant to interact with.
from ButtonEyez
Nov 22, 2019 12:41 pm


YA gothic horror/dark fantasy 52k
EQ: Oct 22, 2019
Received e-mail receipt of query.
Passed the 3-weeks mark that he typically replies within, so holding out for the 8-weeks mark.
Nudged Nov 19 at 4-weeks mark (found out he does not read in order of receipt, which was good to learn because I assumed all agents DID read chronologically).
from smashem
Nov 15, 2019 5:37 pm


FQ: 6/11/19
Nudge with offer: 11/14/19
ER: 11/15/19 - Very kind rejection. Felt the voice leaned more towards adult, but would be interested in seeing anything adult I might write in the future.
85k YA Paranormal
from nmscholl
Oct 23, 2019 12:25 pm


EQ: 10/19/2019
ER: 10/22/2019

YA Epic Fantasy
from Nadler369
Oct 22, 2019 8:34 am


EQ: 10/01
CNR 10/22
Fantasy 125k
from CrystalHill1012
Oct 09, 2019 6:41 pm


Pitched to him in April 2019. Heard 2 minutes before my pitch that he doesn't like time travel. This rattled my already delicate nerves as my book is time travel based. I covered with a joking opener about how I heard he didn't like time travel. We laughed together as he admitted to that rumor, then prodded me for details anyways. We chatted in a much less pressuring way, then he gave me some good advice and some leads. Friendly and inviting, I don't regret attempting to pitch to him!
from Angeliabailey1118
Aug 22, 2019 6:53 pm


EQ 8/22/2019

YA Romantic Suspense 87k
from GeriMC
Aug 14, 2019 5:09 pm


EQ: 6/15
CNR: 8/14/19

He typically replies within 3 weeks, no more than 8. Open to be pleasantly surprised if he's just been ruminating on mine...


adult Fantasy 80k
from dhamm29
Aug 13, 2019 2:32 pm


EQ (via online form) Psych Thriller 83 K 8-13-19
from S_C_Easley
Aug 10, 2019 4:41 pm


8/4/19 Submitted Online Query Form

MG Fantasy 72K
from wtfwitbgtaottottwab
Aug 09, 2019 9:30 pm


EQ 10/30/18
CNR 11/13/18
from thatgloverguy
Aug 06, 2019 3:47 pm


EQ: 7/20/19

56k Fantasy
from taylormc
Jun 11, 2019 8:29 pm


4/26/2019 Online form
6/11/2019 CNR
Thriller 73K

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