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Ms. Cortney Radocaj

Corvisiero Literary Agency

275 Madison Avenue, 14th Floor

New York, NY 10016


Twitter: CortneyRadocaj

AAR Member: No

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Snail-Mail: No

E-Mail: No

Online Form: Yes

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from am_wright
Jun 11, 2019 10:57 am

Query Sent: 6/11/19
Query Received - Confirmation Email: 6/11/19
from jessicabluewrites
Apr 24, 2019 8:18 pm

EQ: 4/23
ER: 4/24
Same form letter as others have mentioned - regarding the beginning not pulling her in.
from allycat176
Apr 10, 2019 7:29 am

EQ: 4/6
ER: 4/9
YA SF retelling 89k
from ms_saturn
Mar 31, 2019 4:44 pm

Query sent: 3/27
Rejection form letter 3/29- Beginning isn't pulling her in the way she had hoped.
from Patrick (admin)
Mar 29, 2019 5:09 pm

Very well put, MWeisberg. You are correct, agents would not want to use QueryManager if their information was being shared with their competitors.
from MWeisberg
Mar 29, 2019 4:46 pm

Zanmac70, no. The online forms agents are suddenly using (QueryManager) are actually part of QueryTracker, made by the same people who made this website right here. The purpose of QueryManager is to collect more and better data for QueryTracker, by offering a free service to agents and tying the results together. In other words, QueryManager exists to help US, the writers. It is not a tool with which the agents can collude against us by sharing rejections with each other.

As tempting as it is to assume everything is a conspiracy designed to keep us down, agents don't have time to scheme. They just read query letters as fast as they can and look for ones that jump out at them. When they aren't sure, they sit on them for a while and might ask other agents at their agency. However, there's no way in Hell they will ask their competitors for advice on whether or not to sign a new author. Think about it! Why would they share a prospect with someone who might steal that prospect away from them? No query service that shares the results (rejection or otherwise) with other agents would ever fly with agents.

There are a lot of things that are screwed up about the publishing industry. But your query getting blacklisted by mysterious online forces isn't one of them. Don't worry!
from MR_Work
Mar 29, 2019 3:34 pm

EQ 3/25/2019
ER 3/29/2019
form -- Thank you so much for letting me review [TITLE], but I’m going to decline at this time. Unfortunately, your beginning just isn't pulling me in the way I had hoped. I know you've put a lot of time and effort into your project. Take heart: the publishing industry is very subjective, so what may not work for me could be just what another agency is looking for. I strongly encourage you to continue your pursuit of publication.
In your search for the perfect agent you may want to check out Writers Digest Guide to Literary Agents blog. I have found it to be a great resource for finding new agents that are looking to build their lists.
I also encourage writers to gather beta readers and critique partners to help hone your craft; their suggestions can be invaluable.
Thank you for considering me for your manuscript and I wish you great success with your writing career. I hope you'll consider me again for your next work of art.
from Laura_WA
Jan 24, 2019 1:15 am

Query via QM 1-20
ER 1-23 "didn't pull her in."
from Patrick (admin)
Jan 02, 2019 6:05 pm

Profile Update: Open to queries.
from TGrace
Dec 07, 2018 4:40 pm

12/7/18 - #PitMad query forwarded to her from Kelly Peterson
YA Contemp Fantasy 86K
from jumpingsheep
Dec 04, 2018 4:10 pm

EQ (form): 11/30
ER: 12/4
At least she was quick!

YA Sci-Fi 77K
from Zanmac70
Dec 02, 2018 5:59 pm

Not about this agent in particular, but something is amiss. The agencies all seem to be moving toward online forms. My guess is that after one agent (or reader) rejects the online query, that rejection is embedded in subsequent queries to other agents in the firm. It's possible that the rejection is shared with other agencies.
from Patrick (admin)
Dec 02, 2018 9:48 am

Profile Update: Closed to queries.

from bcmatthews
Nov 17, 2018 4:02 pm

Query via Query Manager: 10/15/18
PR: 10/17/18
FR: 11/16/18
from rowekey1
Oct 31, 2018 4:20 pm

EQ: 10/31/18
PR: 10/31/18

YA Fantasy 79k

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