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Mr. Stephen Barbara

InkWell Management

521 Fifth Avenue, Ste 2600

New York, NY 10175



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Website: www.inkwellmanagement.com

Twitter: Stephen_Barbara

AAR Member: No

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Snail-Mail: No

E-Mail: Yes

Online Form: No

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from shddavis
Jul 30, 2020 8:44 pm


EQ: 5/29/2020
CNR: 7/29/2020

MG Contemporary 60K
from moniquemihalit
Jul 29, 2020 12:55 pm


EQ: June 20 (to his personal email per his publishers marketplace page guidelines)
CNR: July 29
97K YA Historical
from Julesq
Jun 20, 2020 7:40 pm


EQ 6/15/20
R 6/20/20

Lovely personalized note, bad timing. He loved the premise and the sample but has clients with similar projects and feels he can't offer rep on this particular one.
from emmatens
Apr 30, 2020 3:00 pm


EQ: 04/29/2020

MG Contemporary Fantasy, 50K
from danniemolguin
Mar 29, 2020 8:40 am


EQ: 12/10/19
Nudged with offer of rep 3/12/20
Closed. Accepted offer 3/29/20

72k Contemporary YA

Emailed him directly since his Publishers Marketplace page said that's okay. Agency sub guidelines are to paste "a short writing sample (1-2 chapters)." My book is written in diary form, with most entries being just a page or two, so I sent the first 14 pages. Hopefully, that's not too much.
from keepthefaith
Dec 09, 2019 9:12 am


Congratulations KristenH!!!!
from KristenH
Dec 08, 2019 2:25 pm


EQ 10/28/19 (2nd/final Requery Venom--adult thriller)
Offer of Pub Nudge 12/3/19
CNR 12/6/19 (No word via nudge)
from totallybuggin
Nov 19, 2019 1:36 pm


EQ: 19/11/19 lit fic
from lindsaywhat
Aug 21, 2019 10:12 am


EQ 7/16/19
CNR given quick response times when interested
YA SF 79K
from lindsaywhat
Jul 16, 2019 11:17 pm


EQ 9/16/2019
YA SF 78K
from Patrick (admin)
Apr 16, 2019 9:00 pm


Sorry PBquerious. I was unable to find that on his Twitter. Can you point me to it?
from Michelle_in_WI
Apr 15, 2019 7:40 pm


EQ 3/18
CNR 4/15
Contemporary YA 81K
from Lilnightmusic
Mar 19, 2019 9:10 am


EQ: 3/18
FR: 3/18 (!!)
ER: 3/19- pass. Didn’t connect with characters like he thought he would. That was a whirlwind. Onward.

ya fantasy 78k

I emailed him directly per publisher’s marketplace
from heroich
Mar 05, 2019 10:47 am


His Publisher's Marketplace says to submit to him directly. Anyone try that?
from KristenH
Feb 16, 2019 6:30 am


EQ 11/15/18 (Requery Venom)
CNR 2/14/19 (No word from nudges)

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