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Ms. Maria Carvainis

Maria Carvainis Agency, Inc.

1270 Avenue of the Americas, Suite 2320

New York, NY 10020



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Website: mariacarvainisagency.com

AAR Member: Yes

Accepts Queries Via...

Snail-Mail: Yes

E-Mail: Yes

Online Form: No

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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."
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.

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