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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

Accepts Queries Via...

Snail-Mail: No

E-Mail: Yes

Online Form: No

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from SylvieGirl
Jul 16, 2019 11:46 pm


MG - HF - 36k

Email Query 7/17/19
from RisenSunset
Jul 15, 2019 9:59 pm


EQ: 7/15/19

MG fantasy 58k
from swatithegeek
Jul 14, 2019 1:04 am


EQ: 06/18/19, received auto-confirmation
ER: 07/14/19, form letter

YA Romance, 82k
from jjules
Jul 13, 2019 8:23 am


EQ: 6/16/19
FR: 7/12

52k MG Mystery
from CWSchurman
Jun 19, 2019 12:45 pm


EQ 5/14/19
I have to assume CNR 6/19/19...

Curious at her high response rate yet as of 6/17/19 I'd heard nothing.
Wondering whether to nudge, try another agent at Upstart, or assume not interested?

48K MG Sports/Contemporary with female protagonist
from astaker7
Jun 17, 2019 12:24 pm


Form Rejection


With gratitude and good wishes, Susan Hawk
from m_elizabeth
Jun 14, 2019 7:17 am


EQ: 06/01
FR: 06/13 (sent same day)

YA Historical Fantasy, 103k
from MReyesWrites
Jun 05, 2019 11:31 am


EQ : 6/3

MG adventure fantasy 78k

from DueleNinja
May 28, 2019 1:08 am


ER: 5/2/19
ER: 5/27/19

YA sci-fi 98k
from andshap2
May 22, 2019 11:38 am


EQ: 5/9/19
Form rejection: 5/22/19

NF PB 780 wds

Thank you so much for sharing your book with me! I’ve had a chance to read your story and appreciate the work that went into writing it. Unfortunately, I’m not the right agent for this project, so must pass. But my opinion is only one, of course, so keep querying!

With gratitude and good wishes, Susan Hawk
from Lucash
May 20, 2019 3:38 pm


EQ: 4-2-2019
Form rejection 4-19-2019

MG Fantasy 53k
from Charlydaws
May 08, 2019 2:32 pm


EQ: 4/12/2019
Full Request: 5/8/2019

MG Fantasy (46,000 words)
from ktwills79
May 03, 2019 12:41 pm


EQ: 4/19 with offer of pub
ER: 5/2

PB-NF, 980 words
from Michelle_in_WI
May 02, 2019 7:13 pm


EQ 4/18
received auto-reply
ER 5/02

Contemporary YA 81K
from KAMielke
Apr 29, 2019 1:07 pm


EQ: 4/5
FR: 4/29 sent same day

95k upper-MG fantasy

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