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Ms. Danielle Chiotti

Upstart Crow Literary

244 Fifth Avenue, 11th Floor

New York, NY 10001



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Website: www.upstartcrowliterary.com

Blog: upstartcrowliterary.com/blog/

Twitter: daniellechiotti

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E-Mail: Yes

Online Form: No

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from karenleespree
Feb 23, 2017 9:14 pm


EQ: 12/27 CNR: 2/23

YA, HF
from karambelas
Feb 22, 2017 1:04 pm


EQ: 11/7/16
CNR: 2/22/17

YA Contemporary 76K
from blanghinrichs
Feb 22, 2017 9:28 am


@WriterGirl12 Good luck!
from WriterGirl12
Feb 22, 2017 8:02 am


EQ + 20 pages in email 2/6/17
Full request 2/21/17

MG, contemporary fiction
from blanghinrichs
Feb 08, 2017 1:03 pm


11/3/16 EQ 34K MG Fantasy
02/8/17 Full request

Fingers crossed.
from karenleespree
Jan 30, 2017 9:54 am


Thanks, tabell. I never received an auto-confirm and being 34 days since I queried I nudged. Yeah, I did on 1/30
Finally, the auto-confirm and happy to have it.
from tabell
Jan 20, 2017 1:06 pm


Hi karenleespree,

I used the agency contact form to explain my submission (including date sent and title) and lack of auto response. Danielle Chiotti replied to say my submission was received. Said she's working through November and December submissions and I should hear back soon. I bet your submission went through, too, so I'd sit tight.
from karenleespree
Jan 18, 2017 12:29 pm


Seeing this:
"If your submission is received by our system, an automated response will be emailed to you." I sent 22 days ago and never rec an auto-response.
Should I resend?
from justwondering
Jan 18, 2017 9:52 am


EQ 9/15
ER 1/18

Form

Obviously I marked this CNR a long time ago but just putting this on here if anyone is interested.
from MaryanneW
Jan 18, 2017 12:32 am


EQ 12/06/16
ER 01/14/17
from nearonis
Jan 13, 2017 5:01 pm


Rejected after 39 days; liked the premise but not the "narrative voice" (unclear if it was the protagonist's voice or the overall narration as it is 3rd person); invited to submit future work, but most likely won't because as stated in query letter, all my other projects trace back to this one as well. Nice to get SOMETHING other than a form letter, I guess.
from ToTheWind
Jan 13, 2017 3:16 pm


I see below that Ms. Chiotti's 2016 form pass appeared rude to some people. She's changed it for 2017. :-) Polite as polite can be. And I did not receive an auto-reply.

EQ: Dec. 3 2016
EPass: Jan. 13 2017

YA Paranormal, 90k

Dear (My Name),

Thank you for querying me about your manuscript, (Title). I've read your sample pages and your project isn't a perfect fit with my current needs. This has less to do with your strengths as a writer and more to do with my goals as an agent and the trends of the current literary marketplace.

I wish you the best of luck in your search for the right agent and publisher. Keep writing!

Kindest Regards,

Danielle Chiotti
Upstart Crow Literary
from jaconoley
Nov 30, 2016 9:22 pm


EQ: 9/30
FR: 11/30, sent same day via email

76k YA fantasy
from KristenH
Nov 02, 2016 7:04 am


EQ 7/27/16 (Requery Chain Reaction)
ER 11/1/16 (Passed from nudge--focusing on YA and few select adult fiction.) I'll try her with DI in 2017.
from Polonius
Oct 28, 2016 6:50 pm


EQ 2/22/16
ER 3/7/16

YA Contemporary
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EQ new YA Contemporary project 10/3/16
Nudged with an offer of representation 10/25/16
FR 10/26/16
ER 10/28/16

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