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Ms. Gabrielle Piraino

DeFiore and Company

47 East 19th Street, 3rd Floor

New York, NY 10003

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Include “QUERY” in the subject of your email, and... A brief description of your book A brief, relevant bio For fiction, please include the first 50 pages in the body of your email For illustrators, please include your website or online portfolio No attachments, please

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from Lydia_Marcell
Apr 20, 2017 9:52 pm

Form R/R "While I found your characters interesting, I personally didn’t connect with the world building, and because of this, I feel that I cannot represent this novel to the best of its ability. "
from Boreas
Apr 19, 2017 10:22 am

EQ: 4/19/17

YA Action/Drama 107k
from horrorchix89
Apr 12, 2017 2:26 pm

I feel this counts as a query
4/12/2017 - An Agent's Inbox Submission
from KristaVanDolzer
Apr 10, 2017 10:33 am

I'm now accepting entries for this week's round of "An Agent's Inbox" with Ms. Piraino:

Get feedback on your query and first FIVE pages from your peers and Ms. Piraino. There are still a few slots left (and Ms. Piraino said you're welcome to enter if you already queried but haven't heard back from her yet)!
from engstromdd
Apr 06, 2017 6:43 pm

Thanks for that info, KristaVanDolzer.
from KristaVanDolzer
Apr 06, 2017 4:45 pm

Ms. Piraino will be judging next week's round of "An Agent's Inbox"! Details here:

(Please note that this contest is only for new queriers.)
from Leim01
Apr 04, 2017 1:11 pm

EQ 3/16
ER 4/4
from Patchi
Apr 04, 2017 12:58 pm

Q 4/4/17 YA fantasy
R 4/4/17 didn't connect with worldbuilding
from Catsamoa79
Mar 20, 2017 4:07 pm

EQ: 3/14/17
ER: 3/20/17
Personalized rejection letter with specific reasons why she did not connect with the manuscript.
from moblitas
Mar 17, 2017 10:13 pm

EQ: 3/10
ER: 3/17

Gave a personal reason for the rejection.

from kib5032
Mar 17, 2017 5:46 pm

EQ 3/10
ER 3/17 - personalized.

YA Fantasy (103k)
from onfire28
Mar 16, 2017 8:34 pm

EQ 3/11

from blanghinrichs
Mar 14, 2017 4:48 pm

@Shoeless Good luck!
from Shoeless
Mar 14, 2017 4:36 pm

EQ 3/13
FR 3/14

Science fiction

Keeping my fingers crossed. This novel has had a few nibbles already, so hopefully that's a good sign.
from CassandraFear
Mar 13, 2017 4:16 pm

EQ 3/12
ER 3/13
Personalized rejection with what she liked and didn't like. Very helpful!

YA fantasy

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