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Ms. Rebecca Strauss

DeFiore and Company

47 East 19th Street, 3rd Floor

New York, NY 10003



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Website: www.defliterary.com

Twitter: RebeccaLiterary

AAR Member: Yes

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Snail-Mail: No

E-Mail: Yes

Online Form: No

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from macall
Aug 07, 2019 11:57 am


EQ: 7/17/19
ER: 8/7/19 very nice form letter

Romance 87K
from jumpingsheep
Jul 30, 2019 10:22 am


EQ: 5/30/2019
ER: 7/30/2019

YA Sci-Fi 77K
from Zooks3
Jul 25, 2019 11:22 am


7/25/19 EQ re: LONG & SHORT - rom-com 64K
from jonarmstrong5000
Jul 20, 2019 3:57 pm


YA, SF, Mystery
from cdrebel11
Jul 19, 2019 8:31 pm


EQ: 7/19/19

92K adult urban fantasy
from Rose_Hill
Jun 29, 2019 8:58 am


EQ: 4/30/2019
ER: 6/26/19

Form letter

145k adult fantasy
from Utopiandreams
Jun 28, 2019 12:33 pm


EQ: 5/15
ER: 6/28
YA light sci-fi, 81k
from Bluegirl1967
Jun 28, 2019 11:26 am


EQ 5/15
ER 6/28 (form)
Romcom/contemporary romance
from MandyMBallard
Jun 26, 2019 3:52 pm


EQ: 4/29/19 (107k YA fantasy)
CNR: 6/10/19
ER: 6/26/19
from AmberDaulton
Jun 07, 2019 12:41 pm


Query - 3/18/19
Rejection - 5/14/19
Paranormal/Historical Adult Romance - 100,000k
from worddance
May 23, 2019 1:14 am


EQ: 4/14/19
5/22/19 (form)

YA Fantasy - 79,000 words
from taylormc
May 22, 2019 8:27 pm


4/16 EQ
5/22 ER
Form letter
Thriller 73K
from PSbookish
May 22, 2019 6:25 pm


Sent a query on 4/12/2019. Will update this when I get a response.

Genre: Dark Fantasy
Word Count: 66,000

I was rejected on 5/22/2019. Was told that she didn't feel like she was the right person to represent it effectively.
from selcampbell
May 22, 2019 4:37 pm


EQ: 4/2/19
ER: 5/22/19
Super-kind form rejection from her. I do actually really appreciate it when they're encouraging even when passing on your work.

72k adult contemporary fantasy
from swatithegeek
May 22, 2019 11:35 am


EQ: 10/16/18, also submitted simultaneously to Ashley Collom at the agency (guidelines say it's OK)
#DVpit request -- let her know in the same thread that I just queried her 2 days ago
Nudged: 12/04/18
CNR: 12/27/18
FR (surprising!): 01/28/19
Nudge: 05/21/19
ER, personalized: 05/22/19

Contemporary Romance, 70k

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