MARIA CARVAINIS AGENCY, INC.
MARIA CARVAINIS, PRESIDENT
Maria Carvainis Agency, Inc.
1270 Avenue of the Americas
New York, NY 10020
Phone: (212) 245.6365
Fax: (212) 245.7196
How to submit: Please email queries to firstname.lastname@example.org. All attachments must be either Word documents or PDF file
Maria Carvainis Agency, Inc. was established in 1977. Since its inception, the agency has successfully represented more than 100 New York Times Bestsellers. For more than 30 years, Maria Carvainis has maintained her philosophy that the author’s editorial needs, career development and management are equally important components of her role as a literary agent, in addition to the negotiation of well-crafted contracts and the supervision of successful marketing campaigns.
The agency represents a wide range of fiction and non-fiction with special interest in literary and mainstream fiction, mystery and suspense, thrillers, historicals, contemporary women’s fiction, young adult and middle grade, memoir, biography, history, business, psychology, pop culture and popular science. If you would like to query the agency, please send a query letter, a synopsis of the work, first 5-10 pages, and note of any writing credentials.
Date Company Established: 1997
Percentage Of Fiction/Non-Fiction Represented: 65% fiction, 35% non fiction
Categories Of Interest: GENERAL FICTION/MAINSTREAM, LITERARY, MYSTERY, SUSPENSE, THRILLERS, FANTASY, HISTORICAL, REGENCY, YOUNG ADULT AND CHILDREN’S, ROMANCE, POLITICAL AND FILM BIOGRAPHIES,MEDICINE,WOMEN’S HEALTH, BUSINESS, FINANCE, PSYCHOLOGY AND POPULAR SCIENCE.
Do You Accept E-mail Queries? No
Do You Charge A Reading Fee? No
Do You Run An In-House Editorial Service? No
Are You In Any Way A Subsidy Publisher? No
What Is Your Commission Structure? home 15%, overseas 20%
Do You Charge For Up-Front Expenses? No
Is The Fee Reimbursed To The Writer If You Sell The Work? No
Do You Tell A Represented Writer Where You Are Submitting The Work And Send Copies Of Rejections? Yes