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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

Online Form: No

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from VictoriaJayne
Oct 02, 2020 8:14 pm


EQ: 7/20/20
CNR: 8/26/20
Rejection: 10/2/20

Kind form rejection: 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.


65k Contemporary Romance - Motorcycle Club Romance - First in Series
from NKG_ESK
Aug 14, 2020 6:20 pm


EQ: 6/6/2020
CNR: 8/6/2020
ER (a little personalized...I think): 8/14/2020

Says she is straying from narratives with gender roles.
from rachaelthewriter
Aug 09, 2020 9:51 am


DVPit - Pitch Event Request - 77k YA Contemp Fantasy

EQ: 4/23/2020
R&R - 6/9/2020
R&R Sent - 6/26/2020
R 8/9/2020
from JayDee8
Aug 06, 2020 11:24 am


EQ: 5/27/20
ER: 8/5/20
YA contemporary
It wasn't right for her, but I appreciated getting a response!
from fleet86
Jul 31, 2020 2:32 pm


EQ sent 05/19/2020
Bumped with offer: 07/27/2020
07/31/2020 Rejection said she's steering away from high fantasy concepts.

YA F 93k
from paintonparchment
Jul 10, 2020 7:23 pm


EQ: 5/20/2020
Nudge with offer of rep: 7/8/2020
Personalized rejection: 7/10/2020

YA thriller 80k
from authorashlynnjames
Jun 24, 2020 1:07 pm


FR on a pitmad pitch on 6/04/2020. Submitted same day.
from brmyers
Jun 10, 2020 7:05 am


EQ: PitDark Request for Full 21 MAY 2020

09 JUNE 2020 Personal note letting me know she received the full and will be reading soon, (which I think is a nice touch).

YA GOTHIC MYSTERY 83K
from swatithegeek
May 21, 2020 10:21 pm


EQ: 04/17/20
ER: 05/21/20, personalized

Adult rom-com, 73k
from Babs14
May 21, 2020 12:03 pm


EQ 4/17
ER 5/21

76k YA Magical Realism
from Marilyn8
May 21, 2020 6:51 am


Queried 7 April 2020
Form Rejection 21 May 2020

89k Queer YA Fantasy
from Catsamoa79
Apr 30, 2020 9:38 pm


EQ: 3/20/20
ER: 4/30/20
Form letter, but a nice one
from Mander_Pander
Mar 13, 2020 8:46 pm


EQ: 2/18
FR (and sent): 3/13

YA LGBT #own Fantasy
from elitemessenger
Feb 28, 2020 8:24 pm


EQ: 2.7.2020
ER: 2.28.2020

81K YA Contemporary Dark Fantasy
from xenevre
Feb 26, 2020 11:07 pm


EQ: 1/24/20
ER: 2/26/20 form

87K LGBT YA/Crossover

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