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Ms. Melissa Danaczko

Stuart Krichevsky Literary Agency, Inc.

6 East 39th Street, Suite 500

New York, NY 10016



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Website: www.skagency.com

Twitter: mad2034

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E-Mail: Yes

Online Form: No

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from taylormc
Jun 30, 2020 7:58 pm


Submitted 6/4 after she liked my #pitmad tweet. She requested the full manuscript right away. She passed on my traditional mystery, but her comments were helpful and encouraging. Not a standard rejection letter. Would enjoy working with her. Will consider her recommendations.
from MsSarajevo
Jun 09, 2020 12:12 pm


EQ 06/09/20 in response to PitMad
Full request 06/09/20

Upmarket commercial fiction, 101k words
from Winnie12
Apr 08, 2020 6:20 pm


EQ: 10/19/2019
FR: 10/25/2019
R&R
Lit thriller
Notify of offer of agent rep 3/31
Polite step aside (as always)
from sarahadler
Feb 23, 2020 6:25 pm


EQ: 2/23/20

97k upmarket women's fiction
from ceb1129
Feb 12, 2020 9:51 am


EQ: 1/29/20
FR: 1/29/20
ER: 2/12/20 (very kind and encouraging)
from MackLittle
Feb 09, 2020 9:10 pm


contemp WF, dysfunctional family, unreliable narrators.
from KristenH
Jan 12, 2020 6:50 am


EQ 11/20/19 (Chain Reaction-adult thriller)
ER 1/7/20 (Passed--no traditional thrillers, just psych suspense)
from magellen
Nov 12, 2019 7:04 pm


Requested on PitDark
Sent 10/29/19
FR: 10/31/19 - sent same day

Gothic Horror 90k
from Patrick (admin)
Oct 28, 2019 10:32 am


Thanks ElaineB
from ElaineB
Oct 27, 2019 4:44 pm


Twitter- https://twitter.com/mad2034
from armstam3
Oct 27, 2019 4:39 pm


FR at a conference May 2019
Sent October 19, 2019
Offer October 25!

A WF/HF (dual timeline)
from MathisMom
Jul 09, 2019 8:27 pm


During an in-person meeting at the HNS Conference, Melissa Danaczko engaged in lively inquiry regarding my debut novel. She asked for a full. She responded to emails within a day. Though she did not move forward, she did send a detailed response and thoughts. A delightful person who treats people well. Anyone who wins her attention and agency will be well served! Catherine M
from KristenH
May 11, 2019 9:52 am


EQ 4/1/19 (Venom)
ER 5/6/19 (Passed via nudge--only taking psych. thrillers/not good fit)
from HollyM
Apr 23, 2019 12:22 am


EQ: 2.27.19
CNR: 4.22.19
83k adult thriller
from jsk_31
Apr 05, 2019 11:24 am


EQ 3/7, #PitMad request, lit fic 74,500 words
FR 3/13
ER 4/2, personal and lovely, inviting me to query her again if things don't work out this round.

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