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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 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 LRSmith53015
Oct 28, 2018 4:24 pm


EQ: 10/27
80K Adult Contemporary Romance
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
from swatithegeek
Sep 21, 2018 11:20 pm


EQ: 08/31/18
PR: 09/20/18, uploaded next day

Contemporary Romance, 70k
from abbyrosebeck
Aug 25, 2018 6:00 pm


146k Contemporary YA
EQ: July 3
from sparklyunicorn
Aug 25, 2018 1:18 pm


11/23/2017 EQ
11/25/2017 Partial request
8/24/2018 Sent (I rewrote my ms after an R&R)

YA contemporary 65k
from towauthor
Aug 15, 2018 2:08 pm


EQ: 7/29/18
PR: 8/14/18

Women's Fiction 93K words.
from tdubphyz
Aug 14, 2018 12:42 pm


EQ: 5/15/2018
CNR: 8/14/2018

lit fic, 92k
from AprylBaker
Aug 09, 2018 3:14 pm


EQ: 8/9/18

YA Paranormal Suspense

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