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Ms. Katie Shea Boutillier

Donald Maass Literary Agency

1000 Dean Street, Suite 252

Brooklyn, NY 11238



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Website: www.maassagency.com

Twitter: AgentShea

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from munchi5gal
Apr 26, 2016 11:13 pm


You're welcome, PaigeTurner. And yes, at this point, who knows who might hear from her! LOL
from PaigeTurner
Apr 26, 2016 5:12 pm


Thanks for posting that, Munchi5gal! Wow. July 2015? Really? Guess she went out of sequence.

Good luck to everyone who CNR'd thinking their query was dead... maybe there's a chance when you least expect it! :)
from munchi5gal
Apr 26, 2016 10:12 am


Tweeted 4/25/16: "#writers who have queried me: I have queries dates all the way back to July '15. I apologize for my terrible response time... Will start to dig through them soon!"
from tdubphyz
Mar 28, 2016 12:55 pm


EQ: 3/28

lit fic, 81k
from InconstantMoon
Mar 14, 2016 10:31 pm


EQ: 9-30
PR/Sent: 12-20
ER: 3-14

Had already decided I wasn't going to hear back on this one and then she requested a partial. Always awesome!
from Jstryker
Dec 21, 2015 4:40 pm


EQ: 7/19/15
ER: 12/8/15

YA Contemporary 63K - Form Rejection
from TLSherwood
Dec 21, 2015 9:51 am


EQ: 9/28/2015
ER: 12/20/2015

Thanks for your query letter. After careful consideration, I have unfortunately come to the conclusion that this is not something I wish to pursue, and therefore, must pass.

Thank you for thinking of me, and your patience. I wish you the best as you move forward with your project!

Best,
Katie Shea Boutillier
from polishmuse
Dec 18, 2015 12:53 pm


For those still waiting for a response, she said via twitter on 12/13 that she had over 700 queries waiting for responses, so don't close her out just yet :)
from polishmuse
Nov 30, 2015 1:10 pm


congrats lcollum!
from lcollum
Nov 30, 2015 7:10 am


EQ 11/5/2015
FR / FR sent 11/6/2015
Offer of rep 11/18/2015
Offer accepted 11/25/2015

Women's Fiction 78K

I am elated. Katie is very editorial and willing to work with me on revisions to make my novel the best it can be before going out on submission.
from JoseyGoggin
Nov 26, 2015 6:24 pm


Congrats lcollum! Thats so exciting!
from avivab105
Jul 10, 2015 2:35 pm


6/7 EQ
6/7 PR -first 50
6/8 - sent PR
6/9 she got back to me saying she is going to read and will let me know
6/9 I had made some edits and asked if she wouldn't mind trashing the 50 I sent and reading the new edited ones...she was so great and personable and had no problem with it.
6/10 sent new 50 pages
Contemporary YA
from Authorsaurus
Jun 19, 2015 1:02 pm


EQ: 4/25/15
ER: 6/19/15

YA
from havetotewilltravel
Apr 20, 2015 8:54 am


EQ: 3/17
PR: 4/17
Women's fiction
from oldpbfan21
Apr 17, 2015 4:50 pm


EQ 4/6/15
ER 4/16/15

Seemed like a form, but I'm glad that she responded rather quickly rather than leaving me hanging.

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