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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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Online Form: Closed

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from Jobain
Aug 31, 2021 1:10 pm


8/10/21 - EQ
8/31/21 - ER

PB
from Patrick (admin)
Aug 20, 2021 7:56 pm


Profile Update: Closed to queries.
from GeriMC
Aug 11, 2021 2:53 pm


EQ: 7/13/21
ER: 8/10/21

MG contemporary
from jennadevillier
Aug 11, 2021 11:56 am


EQ: 7/6
Resent query: 8/11
ER: 8/11

98k YA science fantasy
from KerrieElizabeth
Aug 11, 2021 11:27 am


EQ 8/11/2021 PB The Lost Thing
from foreverheiren
Jul 23, 2021 3:33 pm


EQ: 5/6/21
Re-sent query: 6/29/21
Nudge w/offer of rep: 7/8/21
Full request: 7/10/21, sent same day--she acknowledged receipt on 7/13

YA fantasy, 88k
from Zooks3
Jul 20, 2021 4:07 pm


7/8/21 - EQ re: Moody's Bluff - MG. Auto-response of receipt.
7/20/21 - form rejection
from PriscillaKW
Jul 07, 2021 5:00 pm


EQ: 6/25/21
ER: 7/7/21

PB
from ktwills79
Jun 28, 2021 10:58 am


EQ: 5/28
ER: 6/28

PB, 105 words
from charlie_girl
Jun 26, 2021 6:48 pm


CharlieB88, did you resend? Reading these comments, I honestly can't remember if I got an auto response. I sent mine about a month ago and have not heard back.

Update: got a full request today (June 25) and can now see I did get an auto response when I sent the query May 7. She does ask that you include the query letter on the first page of your ms, that you add a second email to your response and that you change the subject line to reflect her request. I started to compose a response but hit a glitch with Thunderbird so I composed a second one but forgot to add her second email. I saw my mistake and rectified it but then forgot to attach the manuscript. Ended up sending three different emails before I got it right. She sent a very sweet confirmation of receipt a couple of hours later. All's well that ends well! YA Speculative, 72K
from teddyxwrites
Jun 25, 2021 4:49 pm


EQ (with auto-confirmation received): 5/18/21
ER: 6/25/21

YA Contemporary - 86K

from writingbubbly
Jun 25, 2021 3:25 pm


EQ: 5/19/2021 (recieved rather polite auto-confrimation email!)
ER: 6/25/2021
MG Fantasy 50K
from jaymeinman
Jun 21, 2021 1:42 pm


EQ: 3/22/21
ER: 6/21/21

YA SF 86000
from CharlieB88
Jun 17, 2021 12:22 pm


@charlie_girl yes I did in the end, I found a blog post saying if you haven't received an auto-response after 5 days, resend and let them know. Got one straightaway after that!
from Caterina_Zamora
Jun 17, 2021 8:25 am


Sent query for picture book through email. Automatic response that she will get back to me in about 4 weeks declining or accepting my work.
Rejection through formal email on 06/14/21

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