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Ms. Catherine Cho

Curtis Brown Group, Ltd.

Haymarket House, 28 - 29 Haymarket

London SW1Y 4SP

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Accepts Queries Via...

Snail-Mail: No

E-Mail: Yes

Online Form: Yes

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from JukieJoubert
Sep 09, 2019 4:21 am

EQ: 02/07
FR: 13/08

Dear Name,
I thought you captured the time period well, but I'm afraid I wasn't fully drawn in by the narrative.
from dlotitojones
Jul 24, 2019 6:36 pm

I heard back in about 18 days. She said she was really intrigued by the concept but thinks I'd be better served by a US agent which makes sense since my book comments on Hawai'i and our treatment of the state. Oh well :(
from ELucas
Jul 24, 2019 4:10 pm

EQ: July 3rd
FR: July 24th
Polite form rejection saying she didn't connect with the narrative.
from Patrick (admin)
Jun 29, 2019 12:14 pm

Profile Update: Genres updated.
from gheckel
Jun 09, 2019 3:18 am

Catherine's MSWL wish list includes:
Fiction: Fantasy, General, Historical, Literary, Science Fiction, Thriller, Women’s Fiction
Non-Fiction: History, Memoir, Pop Culture, Psychology, Science
from NSGooden
Jun 03, 2019 12:40 pm

EQ: 05/14/19
ER: 05/31/19 (form)

Fantasy -- 86K

Dear NAME,

Thank you for giving me the chance to read your work.

I admired the ambitious premise; however, I'm afraid I wasn't completely drawn in by the opening chapters.

This is of course, a subjective opinion.

I wish you the best with your writing and thank you for thinking of me.

Catherine Cho
from boosker
May 22, 2019 12:16 pm

EQ: 4/12/19
ER: 5/22/19 (really kind form rejection, said the sample was gorgeously written but would be better served by a US agent)

Lit Fic/Magical Realism, 83K
from ppoppy
Apr 09, 2019 1:40 am

EQ: 3/20
ER: 3/26
from RebC123
Feb 22, 2019 6:59 am

FQ: 2/15
FR: 2/22

YA Fantasy, 60K
Definitely a modified form rejection template as mentioned below
from Fordwalker
Feb 06, 2019 6:50 pm

Note for those submitting to Catherine: she seems to get to emailed queries a little faster than form queries.
FQ: 1/08/19
FR: 2/06/19
Kind rejection - I get the impression hers are modified templates. Mine said she admired the ambitious premise and quality of writing but wasn't drawn in by the opening chapters.
YA Spec Fic 103K.
from flitting
Feb 05, 2019 9:04 pm

EQ 1/15/19
ER 1/23/19
Helpful rejection -- said query was imaginative, but wasn't drawn in by narrative. Send future work
from querymary
Jan 26, 2019 8:30 am

EQ 12/29/18
ER 1/25/19

Nice form rejection
from justinblack
Nov 01, 2017 1:10 am

Maternity leave. She'll be back June 2018.
from KristenH
Aug 08, 2017 3:55 pm

EQ 7/28/17 (Chain Reaction)
ER 8/8/17 (Passed--not right for list.) Will try Sheila with DI later this fall.
from cassclarke
Apr 12, 2017 9:45 am

EQ: 10/25/16
FR: 10/25/16
FR sent: 10/25/16
Query sent: 01/27/17
Query replied: 01/30/17...said that she's behind on reading and will reply soon as possible

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