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Ms. Katie Kotchman

Don Congdon Associates, Inc.

110 William Street, Suite 2202

New York, NY 10038



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Website: doncongdon.com

Twitter: kkotchman

AAR Member: Yes

Accepts Queries Via...

Snail-Mail: Yes

E-Mail: Yes

Online Form: No

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from imposter
Nov 11, 2016 12:57 pm


EQ: 10/20/16
ER: 11/10/16
YA Mystery 88K
from Polonius
Nov 04, 2016 5:24 pm


EQ 8/2/16
ER 9/9/16

YA Contemporary
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EQ new YA Contemporary ms 10/3/16
Nudge with offer of representation 10/25/16
FR 10/26/16
Polite step-aside 10/31/16
from HowBoutSomethinGood
Oct 21, 2016 11:27 am


Sent query 10/19 and received rejection 10/21, saying that the concept didn't grab her. I don't know about anyone else, but I'm telling a story, not a concept. And one chapter is not enough of a sample size to determine the marketability of a given project.

This agency must generate a ton of revenue from authors (and their estates) from literature long ago. They are stuck in the mud, the only thing they've changed in the last twenty years is their decision to take emailed queries.
from sarahbbuchanan
Sep 09, 2016 11:53 am


EQ: 6/17/16
ER: 9/9/16

Dear Sarah,

Thank you for your email. I appreciate the opportunity to consider your work for possible representation, but I’m afraid I’ve decided to pass.

Please do not be discouraged as many best-sellers have been passed on numerous times prior to being successfully published. I wish you the best of luck finding an enthusiastic agent and publisher for your work.

Sincerely,

Katie Kotchman
from KristenH
Jul 08, 2016 4:20 pm


On 5/11, I requeried Katie Kotchman with Venom. Today I've gotten the same R as Scififictionwriter did last month. I'll try her this summer with Chain Reaction.

7/8/16: EQ 6/6/16 (Requery Chain Reaction)
ER 7/8/16 (No reason). Will try Christina this summer with Venom.
from scifictionwriter
Apr 13, 2016 11:30 am


EQ: 4/7
ER: 4/13

Thank you for your email. I appreciate the opportunity to consider your work for possible representation, but I’m afraid I’ve decided to pass.
Please do not be discouraged as many best-sellers have been passed on numerous times prior to being successfully published. I wish you the best of luck finding an enthusiastic agent and publisher for your work.

Sincerely,
Katie Kotchman
from JJProbe
Apr 13, 2016 10:17 am


EQ: 3/14/16
ER: 4/13/16
107K Thriller
Polite form rejection

Dear __________,

Thank you for your email. I appreciate the opportunity to consider your work for possible representation, but I’m afraid I’ve decided to pass.

Please do not be discouraged as many best-sellers have been passed on numerous times prior to being successfully published. I wish you the best of luck finding an enthusiastic agent and publisher for your work.

Sincerely,

Katie Kotchman
from janflora
Apr 12, 2016 4:12 pm


EQ 4/12
She liked my pitch during a PitMad event last month, but I had already sub'd to another agent there. I was since then rejected by that agent but invited to send other work, so it was not all bad. Maybe KK will be better for me :).
from fornickels
Apr 01, 2016 1:36 pm


EQ: 3/3/16
ER: 4/1/16
from afelyk
Mar 04, 2016 4:36 pm


EQ: 02/26/2016
ER: 03/04/2016
Form letter rejection
from nicoledgreen
Feb 21, 2016 7:53 pm


EQ: 1/24/16
ER: 2/19/16 (form)
YA mystery
from Alipat79
Today 2:26 pm


EQ 11/17/15
ER 12/8/15

NA Paranormal Mystery - 77k
from Jstryker
Nov 15, 2015 6:13 pm


EQ: 10/25/15
ER: 11/10/15

YA Contemporary 63K - Form rejection
from verakurian
Oct 12, 2015 8:13 pm


EQ 10/12/15
lit fic
from ernwrites
Jun 05, 2015 2:35 pm


EQ: 4/30
ER: 6/5

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