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Ms. Lauren Abramo

Dystel Goderich & Bourret LLC

One Union Square West, Suite 904

New York, NY 10003



Website: www.dystel.com/

Twitter: LaurenAbramo

AAR/AALA Member: No

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Online Form: Yes

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from LookingForAnAgent
May 15, 2022 7:51 pm


63 day rej on cont romance

Dear Author,

I hope this finds you and your loved ones well in these complicated times.

Thank you very much for your query, and please forgive me for responding with a form letter. Unfortunately I don't feel that I'm the best fit for your project at this time. I wish you the very best of luck in finding the right home for this work and thank you, once again, for the opportunity to consider.


Best regards,
Lauren Abramo
from JR_Fox
May 10, 2022 2:08 pm


EQ: 3/23
FR: 5/10
Adult romantic comedy
from LightofBeauty
May 02, 2022 9:34 am


EQ: 3/4/22
Full Request: 3/21/22

LGBT Literary Fiction
from ajsruoff
May 01, 2022 5:00 pm


FQ: 4/20

75K Adult Rom Com
from Patrick (admin)
Apr 22, 2022 12:18 pm


Profile Update: Now using QueryManager. Genres updated.
from setterby
Dec 23, 2021 12:55 pm


Queried in June. Received a form R addressed "Dear Author" on 12/22.
from Risa97
Dec 22, 2021 9:16 pm


EQ - 10/2/21
ER (form) - 12/22/21

YA - 95k
from specuKate
Oct 05, 2021 2:52 pm


eq 8/12
nudge 10/5
cross fingers. Feel a little justified to verify as a no from one is a no from all at the agency.
@SomeLady--can't tell you whether this was a good idea or not--she responded shortly afterward with a form letter rejection.
Would it have been that anyway? probably. AT least I can move on.
from SomeLady
Oct 05, 2021 1:22 pm


Queried in April, still haven't heard
from SarahKam
Aug 13, 2021 2:29 pm


EQ: 5-5-21
FR: 8-13-21

I nudged Lauren about my query, knowing that it had probably been rejected. I really appreciate that she took the time to send back a quick email saying it wasn't for her.
from lingiswriting
Jul 13, 2021 5:04 pm


EQ: 7/12/21

Con YA 66k
from LarkMarie
May 25, 2021 11:33 am


9/29/20, query, 135k true crime/me too memoir.
10/26/20 "not the right fit" email.
from Madeleine_R
May 11, 2021 1:23 pm


Did she close to queries and I missed it? I queried on 3/22 and it looks like her last response to a query was 3/18. Just curious if I should close this out or resubmit later.
from sara_gilbert_writes
Mar 18, 2021 10:04 am


EQ: 2/26/21
ER: 3/18/21

Con YA 50k
from queenkp
Mar 03, 2021 3:33 pm


Queried on Monday, March 1; forwarded query to Sharon Pelletier who asked for a full on March 3.

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