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Ms. Katelyn Detweiler

Jill Grinberg Literary Management

392 Vanderbilt Avenue

Brooklyn, NY 11238



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Website: jillgrinbergliterary.com

AAR Member: Yes

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Snail-Mail: Yes

E-Mail: Yes

Online Form: No

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from CosmicWriter
Dec 11, 2018 6:16 pm


I just want to say that I signed with Katelyn earlier this year. The project she signed me for just went to acquisitions (editors respond very well and more or less quickly with her), and she sold another project of mine in 2 weeks to a "Big Five". Katelyn and her team are fabulous and answer all of my many newbie questions within a reasonable amount of time. I never feel out of the loop or ignored and dispensable as I had with previous agents. If you doubt querying her, don't. All of her clients will tell you the same. She is my game-changer. Don't let their lack of a website deter you (it's been like that for years as they turned new authors into bestselling ones).
from Catsamoa79
Dec 11, 2018 7:38 am


KellyE - I found info on Publisher's Marketplace. When I queried her last it said query + 50 pages.
from KellyE
Dec 10, 2018 5:11 pm


With the website down, does anyone know what they want for a query? ie just the query? query and synopsis? first 3 chapters? Many thanks!
from Daisy22
Dec 09, 2018 12:08 pm


EQ: 12/6 YA magical realism
Thanks for the comment Cosmicwriter! I've got my fingers crossed for her!
from Risa97
Nov 21, 2018 4:29 pm


EQ - 11/21/18

YA 110K
from DueleNinja
Oct 29, 2018 1:32 am


EQ: 8/22/18
CNR: 10/28/18

YA Sci-Fi 93k
from sparklyunicorn
Oct 17, 2018 11:51 am


EQ: Nov 11 2017
FR: Nov 11 2017
FRS: September 4 2018 (rewritten/revised)
Nice rejection: Oct 17 2018
YA contemp 65k
from KristenH
Jul 14, 2018 7:11 am


EQ 6/25/18 (2nd/final Requery Venom)
ER 7/12/18 (Passed-not right agent)--better than previous CNRS in the past and different rejection.
from quietlikeafire
Jul 02, 2018 10:27 am


EQ: 5/30
CNR: 7/2

YA Historical Fantasy 105k
from NancyMcGinleyMyers
Jun 18, 2018 5:12 am


Thanks, @HeatherAnne!
from HeatherAnne
Jun 17, 2018 4:28 pm


@NancyMcGinleyMyers:
From the agency's Publisher's Marketplace page:
"Please send your query letter to info@jillgrinbergliterary.com and attach the first 50 pages (fiction) or proposal (non-fiction) as a .doc file."
from NancyMcGinleyMyers
Jun 17, 2018 6:53 am


Do you query using the form on their website? What should I include for the file attachment? (I can't seem to find any information on how to submit.)
from KristenH
Jun 07, 2018 4:39 pm


EQ 3/2/18 (Diplomatic Immunity)
CNR 6/6/18 (No word from nudges)
from HollyM
May 08, 2018 10:36 pm


EQ: 3.18.18
CNR: 5.8.18
96k women's fiction
Seems like she responds quickly, so CNR, I guess...
from AuthorGGRyn
Apr 18, 2018 2:54 pm


EQ 3/8/18
I guess I should CNR.... ;(

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