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Ms. Catherine Drayton

InkWell Management

521 Fifth Avenue, 26th Floor

New York, NY 10175



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Website: www.inkwellmanagement.com

Twitter: cjdrayton

AAR/AALA Member: No

Accepts Queries Via...

Snail-Mail: No

E-Mail: Yes

Online Form: No

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from Nicbhq
Nov 10, 2022 6:15 pm


eq: 10/19
full: 11/10

adult fantasy 97k
from dragongirl
Oct 29, 2022 3:30 pm


Email Query: 10/29/2022

109K YA epic/high fantasy
from GinaBMonroe
Oct 12, 2022 8:20 am


Email Query: 10/2/22

YA contemp. fantasy, 81k

No auto reply to confirm submission, website says no response in 2 months means they’re uninterested
from overallcheck
Feb 26, 2022 12:04 pm


EQ 12/26/2021
CNR 2/26
92K YA contemporary

from KissingPrincesses
Jan 24, 2022 6:08 pm


Queried 12/30
YA LGBT Fantasy 87k

from ShaynaGrissom
Dec 28, 2021 2:08 pm


Queried: 12-28
Adult Spec Fantasy 80k
from amhawkins15
Nov 04, 2021 8:47 pm


Queried: 11/2/21
Reject: 11/3/21
Picture Book
Thank for your query. Unfortunately I'm not representing picture books.
Best of luck,
Catherine
from BSWindon
Jul 25, 2021 3:25 am


@sara_gilbert_writes I queried the agency submission email 76 days ago and haven't got a response, so maybe try her personal? (Please report back if you do and you get a response)
from sara_gilbert_writes
Jul 24, 2021 12:47 am


can someone tell me which email to send my query to? lol. i saw one or two things saying her personal email (that she likes to manage her own queries), and others saying to send to the agency submission email. I dont know which one to follow and i'd rather not get on anyone's bad side lol
from BSWindon
May 10, 2021 6:40 am


EQ: 10/05/2021

YA Fantasy (105,000 words)
from tarislb
Mar 09, 2021 8:23 pm


EQ: 02/06/2021

79 000 YA Magical Realism
from Erik_Giles
Feb 22, 2021 10:24 am


Queried other Inkwell agent 2/16, try later if declined.
from Isolamelia
Feb 15, 2021 6:38 am


EQ: 2/13/21
ER: 2/14/21
Book Club Fiction
She's FAST! and a Valentine's Day rejection.
She's blunt:
Thank for your query. I’m afraid this isn’t for me.
Good luck,
Catherine
from deborahmarkus
Feb 08, 2021 11:20 pm


EQ: 06/15/20
FR: 06/18/20
Nudge: 02/04/21

"Sorry it has taken me a while to respond. I'm afraid I'm a bit swamped at the moment so will have to pass."

Really would have preferred a form rejection to that nothing sandwich.
from MarlowePercival
Jan 17, 2021 10:34 pm


EQ: 01/17/2021

YA Literary 68K

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