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Formerly with the Bent Agency

Ms. Susan Hawk

Upstart Crow Literary

244 Fifth Avenue, 11th Floor

New York, NY 10001



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Website: upstartcrowliterary.com

Blog: susanhawk.blogspot.com/

Twitter: susanhawk

AAR Member: Yes

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E-Mail: Yes

Online Form: No

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from Jwrite
Feb 16, 2017 10:35 am


EQ: 2/16/17
auto response: This note confirms that I’ve received your query. I’ll reply to let you know if I’m interested in seeing more of your work, usually within four weeks of receiving your message. If you don’t hear from me within that time, feel free to query again. Please take a minute now to be sure that you’ve included the correct information in your query: Querying a picture book text: please paste the complete text within the body of your email. Querying picture book illustrations: please include a link to your online portfolio and/or to your downloadable dummy. Querying a novel or longer length work: please paste the first twenty pages within the body of your email. If your original query is missing this information, don’t worry. Just re-send with correct information and I’ll delete the first query. I don’t consider queries that don’t include pages or art, and will not reply to these. Many thanks for your interest. I look forward to reading your work!

YA Contemporary with Paranormal Elements 86K
from Boreas
Feb 14, 2017 8:42 am


EQ: 2/14/17

YA Action/Drama 107k
from Bastet
Feb 05, 2017 11:05 pm


EQ: 1/20/17
CNR: 2/5/17
Closing this out because she moved... I had a query out to someone at Upstart Crow before she went there. Hoping that one is not negated by this change.
from orangrila
Feb 02, 2017 1:41 pm


thanks, @ksolson, this is helpful! Good luck to all with full mss out with agents!
from ksolson
Feb 02, 2017 12:17 pm


I emailed Susan yesterday to ask if the fulls travelled with her. She responded with a short email saying that yes she took the fulls with her and would get back to me after she gets a chance to read it.
from alibryn
Feb 02, 2017 6:10 am


Susan requested my full 2 years ago. In November 2015. I've nudged her twice and she's been very friendly and polite, but I'm starting to lose hope. With this latest move, I'm not too sure. I may nudge her again, but I don't take it as a particularly encouraging sign that after 2 years, she's not made time to read it.
from orangrila
Feb 01, 2017 6:45 pm


Yes, I see that Susan's at Upstart Crow today. She has my full too. I imagine that she's taking those with her--hope so! If anyone finds out anything, pls let us know.
from Patrick (admin)
Feb 01, 2017 6:16 pm


Profile Update: Changed agencies. Formerly with the Bent Agency
from belleheyoka
Jan 31, 2017 2:15 pm


Yep, she is no longer on their website.
She has my full.....this will be interesting....
from GingerGrouse
Jan 31, 2017 1:19 pm


Moving to Upstart Crow...sub details to come
from mporgel
Jan 23, 2017 7:53 pm


Eq: 1/5/17
ER: 1/23/17 (form)
from StoryMan
Jan 23, 2017 4:02 pm


PB EQ: 1/4/2017
ER: 1/23/2017 (form)
from Patrick (admin)
Jan 18, 2017 6:40 pm


Thanks ClockPrince. She was definitely gone, but you're right, she's back. Someone probably slipped while making updates to the website. Happens to me all the time. :-)
from ClockPrince
Jan 18, 2017 6:29 pm


@Patrick, I just checked the Bent Agency website, and when I go on it, Susan Hawk is still listed (and open to queries). Perhaps it was just a glitch?

from Patrick (admin)
Jan 18, 2017 4:31 pm


Profile Update: No longer listed on the agency website. Current whereabouts unknown.

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