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Ms. Marie Lamba

Jennifer De Chiara Literary Agency

245 Park Avenue, 39th Floor

New York, NY 10167



Website: www.jdlit.com/

Blog: marielamba.com

Twitter: marielamba

AAR Member: No

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Snail-Mail: No

E-Mail: No

Online Form: Yes

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from Nadler369
Mar 04, 2020 12:18 pm


EQ: 3-4-20
ER: 3-4-20
That took maybe 20 minutes. Faster THANKSNOTHANKS ever. Ouch!
125k Fantasy
from sarahadler
Jan 28, 2020 9:34 am


EQ: 1/27/20
ER: 1/28/20 (form)

97k women's fiction
from Catsamoa79
Jan 27, 2020 4:46 pm


EQ: 1/27/20 ( a different manuscript than in my comment below)
ER: 1/27/20, a few hours later
Same form letter
from Catsamoa79
Jan 27, 2020 12:20 pm


EQ: 7/20/19
Nudge: 10/8/19
CNR: 10/18/19
ER: 12/5/19
Form letter
A second rejection was sent in response to my nudge on 1/27/20. Same form letter.
from ScribblingWoman
Jan 25, 2020 12:01 pm


EQ: 1/15/20
78k commercial WF
Form rejection: 1/25
So sad :(
from Patrick (admin)
Jan 24, 2020 12:10 pm


Profile Update: Now using QueryManager. Genres updated.
from sfdwriter
Oct 25, 2019 11:24 am


EQ: 10/9/19
ER: 10/25/19 (form)
from billybuttercup
Oct 25, 2019 9:56 am


EQ: Oct 24/19
ER: Oct 25/19

Historical Fiction 89K

"Thanks so much for sending me your query. I’m going to pass on this one because I found it didn’t spark my interest.

I wish you the best in finding a home for your work."
from Writerkehr
Jul 12, 2019 1:47 pm


EQ: 7/11/19
ER: 7/12/19 Fast but nice.
WF 90K
from Patrick (admin)
Jun 04, 2019 1:50 pm


Profile Update: Genres updated.
from FarhadShawkat
Jan 29, 2019 9:06 am


EQ: 1/26/19
ER: 1/29/19 (Form Rejection)

F, 78k
from msvintage
Jan 14, 2019 6:13 am


Q: 9/12/18 (NF PB bio from #MSWL)
R: 9/13/18 with helpful feedback on why the pass, with a request to send more work
Sent additional PBs on 9/14/18
from Dreams32
Sep 27, 2018 2:56 pm


EQ: 6/27
FR: 8/24
MS sent 8/27
ER: 9/26, with feedback and reason she was passing

YA contemporary, 70k
from Dreams32
Sep 27, 2018 2:56 pm


EQ: 6/27
FR: 8/24
MS sent 8/27


YA contemporary, 70k
from worddance
Jul 22, 2018 11:20 pm


EQ: 7/15/18
ER: 7/22/18

Standard form rejection
YA Contemporary Fantasy, 79,000

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