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Ms. Tess Callero

Curtis Brown, Ltd.

Ten Astor Place, 3rd floor

New York, NY 10003



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Website: www.curtisbrown.com

Twitter: tesscallero

AAR Member: No

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Snail-Mail: No

E-Mail: Yes

Online Form: No

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from LRSmith53015
Jan 18, 2019 3:15 pm


EQ: 10/27
CNR: 1/18
80K Adult Contemporary Romance
from JVision88
Jan 10, 2019 11:09 pm


ER: 11/08/2018
CNR: 1/10/2019
from swatithegeek
Jan 07, 2019 1:06 am


EQ: 08/31/18
PR: 09/20/18, uploaded next day
Nudged: 12/04/18
Reply: 12/04/18, I'm still in the queue
ER: 01/07/19, form letter

Contemporary Romance, 70k
from agreeable
Jan 02, 2019 7:39 pm


EQ: 10/17
CNR: 1/2

YA Contemporary
from jekyllnseek
Dec 21, 2018 4:29 pm


EQ 12.21
100k psychological suspense
from ktrose
Dec 17, 2018 1:00 pm


EQ - 12/17/18 upmarket women's fiction
from JMAtkinson
Nov 17, 2018 5:03 pm


EQ: 05/11/2018 Contemporary Romantic Suspense
CNR: 11/15/18
from Angeliabailey1118
Nov 08, 2018 11:20 am


EQ: 11/5/18

YA Mystery
from cheesymoonboy
Nov 05, 2018 10:17 am


EQ: 9/26/18
CNR: 11/5/18

Agency website says she will respond only if she is interested in your work. It's been 40 days, so I'm assuming no response is a no at this point.
from armstam3
Oct 28, 2018 7:52 pm


EQ 10/5/18
from DairyQueen
Oct 26, 2018 10:49 am


EQ 10/20/18

YA contemporary 87k
from michele42
Oct 23, 2018 9:40 pm


EQ: 8/18/18
CNR: 10/23/18

YA fantasy 70k
from k8lynwrites
Oct 22, 2018 8:30 am


Sent Query Letter: 10/22/2018
from IWriteSometimes
Oct 21, 2018 8:51 am


Sent query only 5/20/18
Partial request 6/5/18, sent the next day
Full request 8/14/18
I contacted Tess right away and explained that I was in the middle of an R&R and asked if she would mind waiting for the revised version. She emailed me the same day saying she’d wait and thanked me for keeping her in the loop.
Revised full send 9/8/18

Contemporary YA 80K
from Risa97
Oct 09, 2018 6:17 pm


EQ - 08/26/18
CNR - 10/09/18

YA 110K

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