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Ms. Catherine Drayton

InkWell Management

521 Fifth Avenue, 26th Floor

New York, NY 10175

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Twitter: cjdrayton

AAR Member: No

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Snail-Mail: No

E-Mail: Yes

Online Form: No

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from Boreas
Feb 09, 2017 9:57 am

EQ: 2/9/17

YA Action/Drama 107k
from huggsngiggles
Jan 30, 2017 3:07 pm

EQ: 1/7
ER: 1/23
from chicklegirl
Jan 29, 2017 7:38 pm

EQ 1/29/17 (80K--YA speculative/time travel)
from leightongrey
Jan 26, 2017 2:41 pm

EQ 12/29/16
PR from assistant 1/9/17
ER 1/25/17 with an invitation to submit new drafts/work in the future

Of course rejection sucks, but she and her assistant gave me really nice comments, which does help.
from fornwalt
Jan 26, 2017 2:09 pm

MG Fantasy (77k)

EQ: 1/26/2017
from Lizzie
Jan 24, 2017 7:56 pm

Catherine has offered representation to three writers in nine months. Encouraging for YA writers.
from mgmystery
Jan 23, 2017 2:01 pm

EQ: 1/4/17
ER: 1/23/17 form

MG mystery 41k
from karenleespree
Jan 13, 2017 8:16 am

EQ: 12/28 YA, Historical, Fantasy

ER: 1/12/17 A polite pass from Catherine's assistant.
from Jwrite
Jan 06, 2017 1:39 pm

EQ: 5/12/16 (query sent to agency)
CNR: 9/10/16

YA Paranormal 85K
from CarolBlondette
Dec 16, 2016 3:40 pm

EQ: 11/30/16
Partial Request from Catherine's Assistant: 12/8/16 :)
ER (form): 12/16/16
Contemporary YA
from elrichards
Nov 28, 2016 7:50 pm

EQ: 11/6/16 (YA SF)
ER: 11/28/16 form
from alkisner
Nov 03, 2016 3:47 pm

norael, I sent mine as an attachment.
from norael
Nov 03, 2016 1:50 pm

EQ: 11/1
PR: 11/3 - first 50 pages!

Does anyone know if Catherine prefers document attachments, or should I paste the pages into the body? The request didn't specify.
from alkisner
Nov 02, 2016 8:41 am

Debbiek-I would send it to her address here. I submitted to the inkwell address and got no response, but heard back from her email listed here.
from Debbiek
Oct 28, 2016 11:57 am

On their website it says to send queries to Did anyone send to her email (listed here)?

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