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Ms. Danielle Chiotti

Upstart Crow Literary

244 Fifth Avenue, 11th Floor

New York, NY 10001

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Twitter: daniellechiotti

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E-Mail: Yes

Online Form: No

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from LiveToWrite
Oct 25, 2016 1:39 pm

I haven't received an auto response either. Has anyone on here received one?
from jaconoley
Oct 07, 2016 1:00 am

thanks for the info Heathertruett :)
from Heathertruett
Oct 06, 2016 5:09 pm


I didn't get one, now that you ask. I queried her back in 2012 and did get one then.
from jaconoley
Oct 06, 2016 4:32 pm

Has anyone submitted to her recently & received a confirmation e-mail? Per company website it says we should get an auto response, but I never saw one come through.
from Galen_Marek
Sep 14, 2016 2:15 pm

Today I got the same form rejection months after querying. It is one of the most impersonal, and frankly, brazen form rejections ever. LMAO.
from happilyeverafter
Aug 27, 2016 2:25 pm

4/28 - EQ
8/10 - A form letter in huge point bold print that begins 'Dear Writer' goes a long way in toughening one's skin.
from sabrinajasmeen1234
Aug 03, 2016 11:38 pm

Backtracking to give stat updates for my querying peeps:
7/5/16: EQ
7/17/16: email sent to notify of an offer from my dream agent
7/17/16: Bounce back message saying she was out of the office until August 1st and would read emails then - assumed wouldn't hear from her
7/18/16: Full request
Danielle is a true gem. She is by far one of the sweetest agents I've ever had the pleasure of interacting with, and I cannot recommend her enough. Seriously. Query her.
from Sofiya143
Aug 03, 2016 11:43 am

EQ 3/9/16
ER 8/3/16

Good to know you can still get a "Dear Writer" form rejection 147 days after you sent you query...
from bonniekateday
Jun 29, 2016 8:01 pm

ER form 6-29-16
EQ 2-22-16
MG historical fiction, 45K
from KristenH
Jun 23, 2016 4:16 pm

6/22/16 EQ (Requery Venom)
6/23/16 ER (Not right for her list at this time. At least, she remembered me from 5 years ago.) Will try her for Chain Reaction this summer.
from lrb2290
May 09, 2016 2:47 pm

MG Thriller 26,000k

EQ: 3/21
from Patchi
May 04, 2016 10:04 am

12/03/15 Query, YA fantasy
03/29/16 won query crit through Literary Rambles
05/04/16 critique & pass
from JBlakemore
Apr 27, 2016 1:13 pm

EQ: 02/02
ER: 04/27

"Dear writer" form letter. I had forgotten I even wrote her and the book has since been rewritten in some pretty major ways.

YA Fantasy
from InconstantMoon
Apr 27, 2016 11:48 am

EQ: 2-2
ER: 4-27

Very kind rejection saying she liked my writing but the book wasn't high concept enough.

YA Contemp
from fornickels
Apr 20, 2016 11:12 am

EQ: 3/28/16
Nudge with offer of Publication
ER: 4/20/16 only taking on a few new clients and this doesn't fit in with her roster

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