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Ms. Andrea Cascardi

Transatlantic Literary Agency

New York

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from juliabean
Apr 28, 2022 10:10 am

Query: 1/19/21 MG contemporary mystery
Nudge: 2/19/21
Full request: 2/20/21
Nudge: 5/1/21: Emailed her to let her know I was working with a freelance editor on revisions. She said she'd wait to read until I sent her the revision.
October 10, 2021: Revision sent.
October 11, 2021: She acknowledged receipt of the revised ms.
April 27, 2022: Nudged with offer of rep; polite step aside 10 minutes later.

from kccurry26
Nov 15, 2021 9:53 am

EQ: 3/21/18
FR!: 3/22/18
CNR: 11/15/21

Came back to this, seems like another agent who doesn't respond to fulls. Sigh.

YA Fantasy 70k
from starryeyes1
Aug 09, 2021 2:02 pm

@tnmoore84 I wouldn't CNR if it hasn't been at least 6 months and if you haven't nudged her. It's also worth keeping a full open in case you finish another book and would like to swap out the manuscripts.
from tnmoore84
Aug 04, 2021 1:23 pm

#KissPitch Request
EQ: 5/10/21
FR: 5/10/21 (sent the same day)
CNR: I don't why she does this, y'all. LOL!

Based on the comments below we shall see what happens.

WF/Rom at 93k
from wirdschonklappen
May 18, 2021 9:58 am

first sent to e-mail address listed here on QueryTracker and never received response, trying again with address she posted during Twitter pitch

update: she confirmed receipt an hour later!
from wirdschonklappen
Apr 16, 2021 11:17 am

Query: 16/4/21

#LGBTNpit 87k YA romance
from timeoftimes02
Feb 08, 2021 11:51 am

Andrea seems like a nice person but she had my full for over a year and when I nudged that I had a competing offer, she said she'd read it and then never got back to me. So...
from smjekw
Apr 08, 2020 4:29 pm

She routinely requests fulls lightning fast and then ghosts them. It tends to be the more busy, experienced agents who do this. I doubt they have any intention of reading fulls unless nudged with an offer. If the property seems hot enough, they then have a reasonable chance of winning the client because of their name and rep. In effect, they use newer agents as first readers. I'm not nuts about this, but I get it. It's a way of managing a full client list and full inbox while still giving yourself a chance at the occasional new client.
from swatithegeek
Mar 07, 2020 3:04 am

DVpit EQ: 04/24/19, query + 5 pages
FR, within 10 mins!: 04/24/19
Sent: 04/30/19, she also requested a full for my CR from the October DVpit
Nudge: 09/25/19
CNR: 03/07/20, no response to nudges

YA Romance, 82k
from swatithegeek
Sep 16, 2019 5:47 am

Liked during #DVpit, EQ: 10/18/18
Nudged: 12/27/18
CNR: 02/09/19
FR: 04/30/19, she also requested my YA romance full from the April DVpit
CNR: 09/16/19

Contemporary Romance/WF, 70k
from worddance
Sep 09, 2019 5:30 pm

EQ: 5/5/19
CNR: 9/03/19

YA contemporary fantasy - 79,000 words
from TangoTango
Sep 09, 2019 12:41 pm

EQ: March 18 2019
Full req: March 19, 2019
Rescinded full: Sept 9, 2019
Working on a new project I'm querying soon and am more excited about that project now. Responded with very kind "I was on the fence" email and invited to query next project. Seems that she might hold fulls in case of an offer from another agent.
from JessicaRussakHoffman
Aug 09, 2019 7:09 am

8/9: Notified her of offer of rep
8/9: Politely bows out and a hearty congratulations
from Patrick (admin)
May 15, 2019 6:29 am

Profile Update: Closed to queries.
from TangoTango
Apr 19, 2019 9:52 am

EQ: April 18
Full Req: April 19
YA Contemp

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