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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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from AuthorGGRyn
May 22, 2018 3:17 pm


Is anyone else waiting to hear back on a request?
I forgot to track this, but I believe I had sent to her in January.....
from aemwrites
Feb 17, 2018 1:42 pm


EQ - 10th Jan (although she's closed to submissions this was a #dvpit Tweet she'd liked)
Nudge with offer of representation - 2nd Jan
Polite email saying she didn't have time to read by my deadline of 9th Jan and wishing me luck - 3rd Jan
from dianestriker
Feb 05, 2018 10:50 pm


Queried 2/5 because Susan's blog made it seem as if she's open to queries, and a tweet from December/January said she was only closed through the first week of January... I got a "closed to submissions" response so I'll go ahead and withdraw my query and wait for her to officially open. Wish things had been more clear!
from JackSkellington
Jan 22, 2018 10:32 am


EQ: 1/16/2018

I saw three MSWL tweets she posted over the past year (they were all at least a few months old). I saw she was actively tweeting, so I tweeted back saying I just followed her submission guidelines and queried her with something from her MSWL. She didn't tweet back or respond to the query. And even though she says she is closed to submissions, on Twitter she said she is open to queries.
from vilene
Jan 06, 2018 11:52 am


ER 11/17
FR 12/5
Nudge with offer of rep 12/21
Polite step-aside 1/6
from Alorac
Dec 19, 2017 9:46 pm


EQ 11/20/17
Form rejection 12/5/17
YA Historical
from Patrick (admin)
Dec 16, 2017 9:21 am


Profile Update: Closed to queries.

from PilotKelson1056
Dec 05, 2017 9:17 pm


EQ: 11/18
ER: 12/4
from annikab
Nov 27, 2017 5:01 pm


11/8 EQ
11/27 ER (form)

YA SD, 95k.
from Wondering
Nov 25, 2017 7:00 pm


EQ: 10/2/17
Form Rejection: 11/15/17
PB
from CRogers
Nov 20, 2017 11:29 am


EQ: 10/13/17
ER: 11/18/17
Her response was very supportive, but it just wasn't the right project for her.

YA Historical Fiction 99k
from fictionalpursuit
Nov 20, 2017 8:07 am


EQ: 10/14/2017
ER: 11/18/17 form letter
MG sff
from chicklegirl
Nov 17, 2017 2:53 pm


EQ 10/10/17 (77K--YA speculative/time travel) received auto-confirmation email moments later
ER 11/17/17 (form) "Thank you so much for sharing your book with me, I truly appreciate your interest. I've had a chance to review and consider your work and can see how much you've invested in this. Unfortunately, I don't think I'm the right agent for this particular project, so I must pass. But I send this with gratitude and all good wishes for the future. My very best..."
from DebHawkins
Nov 17, 2017 2:35 pm


10/10/17 EQ - DVPit request
11/17/17 ER - form rejection

YA Fantasy 94k
from hdiangelis
Nov 17, 2017 12:28 pm


EQ: 10/8/17
ER: 11/14/17

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