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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

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from eiverson
Mar 20, 2017 10:57 am


EQ 3/3
FR 3/6
R&R 3/20

Similarly to leightongrey, Catherine's assistant Claire gave me some feedback and invited me to submitted a revised draft or any future work. Definitely plan on making some changes and sending a new version their way!

YA Fantasy 80K
from Mander_Pander
Mar 19, 2017 8:31 pm


EQ: 3/17
FR from Catherine: 3/19 (Sunday!)

YA Contemporary + LGBT Elements
from leightongrey
Mar 15, 2017 8:31 pm


EQ 12/29/16
PR from assistant 1/9/17
ER/R&R 1/25/17 with an invitation to submit new drafts/work in the future
On 3/15 I asked if they were still interested in taking a second look at another draft, and Claire said yes. :) Sent the same night.
from otherside
Mar 13, 2017 11:03 am


EQ: 2/15/17
R from assistant Claire: 3/13/17

YA Contemporary 76k
from Maggie_Soares
Mar 09, 2017 4:47 pm


#DVPit request from Claire, query + first 50 sent 10/05.
FR 10/07!
ER 10/18 from Claire, with invitation to submit further work.

EDIT: I queried my new project (#ownvoices contemp YA) on 03/06, got a partial request from Claire 03/07, which got upgraded to a full 03/08.
from Boreas
Mar 01, 2017 12:19 pm


EQ: 2/9/17
ER: 3/1/17 - Polite, personalized form rejection.

YA Action/Drama 107k
from melissamcinerney
Feb 22, 2017 6:50 pm


EQ: 1/20
FR: 2/22
MG fiction
from chicklegirl
Feb 22, 2017 4:09 pm


EQ 1/29/17 (80K--YA speculative/time travel)
ER 2/22/17 (form)
from Robwest316
Feb 22, 2017 8:01 am


It's super helpful if people could list the genre they submitted. Just a thought. Thanks.
from Monita
Feb 21, 2017 8:34 pm


EQ: 1/31
FR: 1/31
R&R: 2/21
from huggsngiggles
Jan 30, 2017 3:07 pm


EQ: 1/7
ER: 1/23
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.

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