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Ms. Kate Epstein

The Epstein Literary Agency

P.O. Box 484

Kensington, MD 20891

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Twitter: epsteinliterary

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from Patrick (admin)
Feb 18, 2017 5:55 pm

Profile Update: Closed to queries.

(Thanks eiverson)
from eiverson
Feb 16, 2017 5:20 pm

Closed to queries, per her website
from jaimiengle
Jan 07, 2013 2:55 pm

Just queried Kate regarding a manuscript I submitted in September, and she said the same thing. It's on her website as well.
No more fiction. Only craft projects.
from iwrite
Dec 10, 2012 10:51 am

EQ: 12/10 MG Fantasy
ER: 12/10

"Thanks for your interest in working with me. I’m about to update my website to this effect, but I wanted to let you know that I have decided that, effective immediately, Epstein Literary will only accept new projects in the area of crafts."

So there you have it. Bummer.
from jaimiengle
Oct 13, 2012 10:04 am

At DorothyDryer, I submitted to Ms. Unter on 10/6/12, a YA historical fantasy. No word yet, of course, but I'll update if I do.
from Patrick (admin)
Sep 19, 2012 8:18 pm

Updated genres.

(Thanks dancergirl662)
from dancergirl662
Sep 18, 2012 4:11 pm

Oops. Never saw that she wasn't open to fiction (it didn't say on her website!) and I queried her 9/12. I guess I should assume this is a no, huh?!

Wait a minute... this is OLD information. In case anyone else is confused, this is what her website says NOW:

As of June 25, 2012, I am considering new clients solely in the categories of crafts and fiction for young people. Please see my guidelines page for details.

from johanniter
Feb 14, 2012 10:44 am

EQ 1/20
ER 2/14

from DorothyDreyer
Oct 27, 2011 4:58 am

Does anyone here still have material out with her (particularly fiction)?
from Patrick (admin)
Sep 24, 2011 5:53 pm

Profile Update: New postal address.

(Thanks archetype)
from archetype
Sep 18, 2011 3:31 pm

She has a new address:

The Epstein Literary Agency P.O. Box 484 Kensington, MD
from Patrick (admin)
Sep 16, 2011 7:33 am

Open to non-fiction queries only. Fiction queries by referral only.

(Thanks iwrite)
from iwrite
Sep 06, 2011 10:01 am

Her website says the following: "As of September, 2011, I have decided to re-open broadly to nonfiction submissions only, and to fiction for young people (ages, say, 7-19) by referral only. Thank you for your interest in working with me and please see my guidelines page for details."

So she's open, but only by referral for fiction.
from Patrick (admin)
Sep 06, 2011 7:21 am

Hmm... Either she changed her mind about her reopening date or she hasn't removed the auto reply message yet. Either way, I'll mark her closed again until she confirms opening. Thanks.
from iwrite
Sep 02, 2011 8:18 pm

Yep. I queried and got, "Hello, thank you for your interest in working with me. I’m afraid I’m closed to new clients at this time and your message has been deleted. Please consult my website after September 1, 2011, if you wish to query me in the future."

So I guess she's not quite open yet.

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