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Ms. Kiana Nguyen

Donald Maass Literary Agency

1000 Dean Street, Suite 252

Brooklyn, NY 11238



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Website: maassagency.com

Blog: www.manuscriptwishlist.com/mswl-post/kiana-nguyen/

Twitter: kianangu

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E-Mail: Yes

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from sparklyunicorn
Nov 13, 2018 8:04 pm


EQ: 9/12
R: 11/13
YA contemp 65k

She's looking for darker contemporary than I write.
from swatithegeek
Nov 12, 2018 10:47 pm


EQ: 11/12/18

Contemporary Romance/Rom Com
from TheWrite1
Oct 29, 2018 10:13 am


EQ 10/16 DVpit request. Included full.
ER 10/27 personalized
from inkymeandering
Oct 27, 2018 12:54 pm


EQ: 10/22
from Angeliabailey1118
Oct 22, 2018 6:25 pm


EQ: 09/10/18
from cakeforall
Oct 05, 2018 12:40 am


EQ: 31.08.2018
ER: 02.10.2018

Thank you for the opportunity to see your pages. Unfortunately, I don't feel I am the right agent for this project, so I'm passing. Just because I wasn't quite drawn in, however, doesn't mean there isn't another agent out there who will love it.

I wish you the best of luck on your writing journey!

from morganrhodimer
Oct 02, 2018 7:34 pm


FR: 9/6/18
From PitMad request. Waiting on response.
from KristenH
Sep 30, 2018 7:49 am


EQ 7/17/18 (Chain Reaction)
ER 9/26/18 (Passed from nudges--didn't connect, not good fit for my projects)
from Fj2018
Sep 26, 2018 10:33 pm


EQ 5.30.08
Nudge 9.2.18
CNR 9.26.18

Thriller/Suspense
from wbwelch
Sep 21, 2018 1:55 pm


EQ: 9/18/18 - Speculative Fiction 75k
from hdiangelis
Aug 26, 2018 3:05 pm


EQ: 7/7/18
ER: 8/24/18 (form)
from JMAtkinson
Aug 24, 2018 9:29 am


EQ: 6/13/18 Contemporary Romantic Suspense
Per Tweet about losing submissions in June and July, I re-submitted 8/24/2018
from Dryadwriter
Aug 12, 2018 5:33 pm


EQ: 6/6/2018

Per her Twitter she lost all queries in June and July.

EQ: 8/12/2018 due to her tweet.

YA contemporary fantasy 76K
from Jay12345
Jul 05, 2018 2:43 pm


EQ: 6/26/2018

YA Contemporary
from yesrielee
Jul 03, 2018 1:09 pm


EQ: 3/18/18
Nudge 4/26/18
Confirmed receipt. Just so you know--her Twitter says she's responding to queries from February as of May 1.
Rejection but with a quasi-R&R? Personalized rejection--loves elements of the story but wanted to see what I could do to ease the world-building. It seems unorthodox to request revisions of just the first chapter, but it'd be a good writing exercise so I might do it and see what happens.

103K LGBT+ YA spec-fic

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