Sign In
Literary Agents

Ms. Maria Carvainis

Maria Carvainis Agency, Inc.

1270 Avenue of the Americas, Suite 2320

New York, NY 10020

E-Mail: To protect agents from spam, email addresses are hidden except to logged-in members. Join (Free)


AAR Member: Yes

Accepts Queries Via...

Snail-Mail: Yes

E-Mail: Yes

Online Form: No

Always verify agent's information before sending your query. Verify the agent's query preferences, contact information, genres of interest, and if the agent is still open to queries.

Although QueryTracker tries to stay current, it is not always easy. Never trust any single source for agent information (and yes, this includes QueryTracker).

Review the user comments for more information, and always follow exactly what it says on the agent's website.

And NEVER give money to an "agent".

Leave comments about your experiences with this literary agent, or read what other authors have to say.

from meg_mcd220
Apr 29, 2016 11:37 am

EQ: 4/2/16 (#KidPit request)
4/4/16: Got confirmation of receipt, though the wording made it seem like they had requested a full and were receiving that. Weird.
FR: 4/27/16 from Samantha Brody. Sent same day. :)
4/29/16: Confirmed receipt of full.

YA SpecFic, 64K
from KristenH
Apr 14, 2016 4:10 pm

Forgot to add this on Monday. 4/1/16: #adpit request (though Elizabeth Copps passed on it and it's been revised.) Sent partial on 4/11/16.
from Catsamoa79
Mar 14, 2016 12:07 pm

EQ: 2/23/16
ER: 3/14/16
Form letter
from wanderwoot
Mar 14, 2016 11:49 am

EQ 22 Aug (addressed to Maria Carvainis)
PR 24 Nov (from assistant on behalf of the agency)
FR 8 Feb
Nudge due to offer of rep 29 Feb
No response by my deadline 11 Mar

Just got an email signed from Elizabeth Coops: "we found ourselves unable to give the manuscript the attention it deserved during the given timeframe, and for these reasons, we have decided to take our hat out of the ring."
from scifictionwriter
Mar 14, 2016 11:35 am

EQ: 2/24
ER: 3/14

Many thanks for the arrival of your letter describing your writing project. Unfortunately, we must report that the project is not quite the right fit for our agency.
We appreciate the opportunity to consider your work and wish you much success and pleasure in your writing.
from EmilyMoses
Mar 07, 2016 10:23 am

EQ 2/6/16
ER 3/7/16

84k word adult historical/book club
from stevegoble007
Mar 05, 2016 10:38 am

The full request for my MS in October resulted in a rejection on 3/2.

75K historical mystery-thriller.

from tdubphyz
Mar 04, 2016 12:03 pm

Thanks, Earthling! Her profile must have been added very recently.
from Earthling
Mar 04, 2016 10:42 am

Elizabeth Copps' profile is here:
from tdubphyz
Mar 04, 2016 10:28 am

EQ: 2/7 (to Elizabeth Copps, at same agency but not listed on QueryTracker)
from sprice
Mar 01, 2016 1:08 pm

EQ: 11/14/16
Nudge: 1/16/16
ER (form): 3/1/16

YA Fantasy
from boogieman
Feb 29, 2016 9:30 pm

EQ 2/4
FR 2/29
from 11Writer
Feb 25, 2016 11:06 am

EQ: 1/18/16
ER: 2/24/16 Form

76K Adult Contemp Fantasy
from fornickels
Feb 09, 2016 2:51 pm

EQ: 2/9/16
from Patrick (admin)
Jan 01, 2016 10:59 am

Profile Update: Open to queries.

To read more comments about this agent, or to leave comments of your own, become a QueryTracker member.

Membership is FREE.

Agent Reports.

QueryTracker Members can view the data gathered by all other members, organized into reports showing...

  • The Number of Queries Sent and Their Replies
  • Query Response Times
  • Most Popular Manuscript Word-Counts
  • Most Popular Genres
  • Historic Trends
  • And Much More

Join QueryTracker (FREE)