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Ms. Christa Heschke

McIntosh & Otis, Inc.

353 Lexington Avenue, Suite 202

New York, NY 10016



Website: www.mcintoshandotis.com

Blog: christaheschke.blogspot.com/

Twitter: ChristaHeschke

AAR/AALA Member: No

Accepts Queries Via...

Snail-Mail: No

E-Mail: No

Online Form: Yes

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from writtenintheclouds
Sep 25, 2022 1:46 pm


Form query: June 10, 2022
Form rejection w/ a line of personalisation: Sep 25, 2022

66k YA Contemporary Romance (BIPOC)

“…What a great premise (and query)!”
from curlygirlknepper
Sep 01, 2022 11:35 am


As of 8/28/22, looks like on Twitter that she just got married. :) Not sure if she'll be checking her queries less often for that reason though.
from curlygirlknepper
Sep 01, 2022 11:32 am


9/1/22 - Form, query letter, synopsis, 1 paragraph pitch, 3 chapters
82K - YA Contemporary Romance
from Angelita
Aug 29, 2022 7:03 pm


119 days from query to polite form rejection. MG Fantasy.
from SGA001
Aug 28, 2022 5:02 pm


Form query: 8/28/22
YA Fantasy 98k
from digitia
Aug 25, 2022 12:21 pm


Form query: 8/25/22
Adult Fantasy 85k
from christinaferko
Aug 23, 2022 11:38 am


4-4-2022: Online Form
8-23-2022: Full Request & sent thru the form same day! Yay!

YA psych thriller w/ horror elements 80k
from ziv_montenegro
Aug 12, 2022 6:33 am


Q: August 12, 2022

111K Young Adult Epic Fantasy
from tyingling7766
Aug 11, 2022 7:43 am


EQ: 11 August 2022

121K Adult Thriller/Horror
from jennadevillier
Aug 09, 2022 11:21 am


FQ: 8/9

89k YA Fantasy
from haleywarrington
Aug 08, 2022 9:56 am


FQ: 7/22/2022
84k YA Fantasy
Full Request: 7/27/2022
from blackhand
Aug 03, 2022 5:33 pm


Form Query: 12.3.2021 (Called her "Christina" in my query letter instead of "Christa". RIP.)
Query Withdrawn: 4.18.22
Form Query: 4.18.22 (Made sure to spell her name correctly this time.)
Form Rejection: 8.1.22 (Some personalization.)

YA Historical, 97k
from katine
Aug 02, 2022 8:15 am


FQ: 6/30/22
FQ: 7/13/22 (I requested to resubmit my query after making revisions.)

Upper MG Fantasy 65K
from LesWrite
Jul 31, 2022 8:14 pm


YA/Adult GN

Received a like during #Pitmad

Queried: 12/3/21
Rejection: 3/1/22
from jdebinski
Jul 27, 2022 9:27 pm


FQ: 4/30/22
Nudge with offer of rep: 7/15/22
Full request! 7/15/22
Kind step aside: 7/27/22

99k QBIPOC YA Contemporary Fantasy

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