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Ms. Caitlin White

Emerald City Literary Agency



Website: emeraldcityliterary.com

Twitter: caitforestell

AAR Member: No

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Snail-Mail: No

E-Mail: No

Online Form: Yes

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from writingbubbly
Aug 25, 2021 12:09 pm


QM: 8/25/2021

MG Fantasy 50K
from lingiswriting
Aug 12, 2021 12:02 pm


EQ: 7/14/21
ER: 8/12/21

Con YA 66k
from VictoriaAlexis
Jul 29, 2021 11:25 am


#SFFPit like - July 29th 2021
from bubblyian
Jul 26, 2021 8:03 pm


Submitted form July 22
Standard rejection letter July 26
YA 65k
"I truly appreciate you sharing your work [title] with me. I'm sorry to say that the project isn't the best match for me right now. I understand the querying process is arduous, so please know that just because I don't plan to pursue right now, that doesn't have a bearing on your talent as a writer or the project as a whole. Other agents will most likely feel differently.

As you continue your querying process, Emerald City Literary Agency and I would like to share some resources:

[PublishingCrawl.com] (a group blog featuring agents, editors, sales reps, and authors)

[QueryTracker.net] (A database of agents, made by the same people who created Query Manager!)

[absolutewrite.com/forums/] (A discussion board, with a fantastic YA section as well as a "background check" section for agents, and a place to post your query for critique. You must have a thick skin, but it's an excellent resource!)

[susandennard.com/for-writers/] (A curated list of resources created by a talented, New York Times bestselling YA author!)

[https://queryshark.blogspot.com/] (It's not often updated, but I find the archives so helpful for comments on queries to help guide writers.)

Best of luck,
Caitlin"
from Zooks3
Jul 26, 2021 4:30 pm


7/19/21 - Online form re: Moody's Bluff - MG. Received auto-response of receipt.
7/26/21 - form rejection
from mjdurston
Jul 14, 2021 10:47 am


EQ: 6/6/2021 #PitMad Request
FR: 6/9/2021 (sent on 6/19/2021)
Rejection to Full received on 7/13/2021 (with regrets she said) it was very kind, very helpful, and not at all formal. She gave me specific advice for moving forward and I'm excited to implement it in my revisions.

85k YA Mystery/Thriller
from Isolamelia
Jul 05, 2021 8:53 am


Q: 6/23/21
R: 7/5/21
MG Fantasy
Nice form letter
from sara_gilbert_writes
May 07, 2021 12:07 pm


#WMPitch request
FQ: 5/7/21

Upmarket YA 51k
from monicaelizabeth
May 03, 2021 1:21 pm


Q: 4/6 via Linda Epstein
Full Request: 4/11
Pass: 4/21

YA Fairytale retelling, 63k

Query submitted for different novel: 4/24
from MelissaMcKinnon
May 03, 2021 1:05 pm


#LGBTNPit Request
EQ: 4/15/2021
ER: 5/3/2021 (Form)

YA Rom Com 60K
from SherLeeWriter
Apr 24, 2021 9:22 pm


Echoing what @vickipet said! I originally queried Linda Epstein, who requested the full and passed my MS to Caitlin. She and Linda offered co-representation.

I went with another agent (I had five offers of rep), but I would totally recommend querying Caitlin! She's whip smart, passionate about stories, and is building her list. She is very editorial and has a sharp eye for craft.
from AmandaRMcBride
Apr 23, 2021 5:20 pm


Congratulations, vickipet!
from vickipet
Apr 23, 2021 5:15 pm


11/9/20 Query to Mandy Hubbard (MG Contemporary)
2/15/21 Full request (from Mandy)
4/7/21 Notification from Caitlin White that my manuscript was passed to her, phone call set up
4/13/21 Offer of Representation from Caitlin!
4/23/21 Offer Accepted!!
I ended up with multiple offers, but I chose Caitlin due to her professionalism, excellent story sense, and enthusiasm. Yes, she's new to agenting, but she has excellent editorial skills and the full support of the agency behind her. Linda Epstein will be co-repping.
Don't hesitate to query her. She's amazing!
from cjgomez
Apr 22, 2021 9:53 pm


EQ: 4/22/2021

MG Contemporary Fantasy yeyeyeye u know what it is
from melonpan
Mar 31, 2021 8:33 pm


EQ: 3/25/21
ER: 3/31/21

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