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Ms. Kate Shaw

The Shaw Agency

London, England



Website: www.theshawagency.co.uk

Twitter: KateJShaw

Accepts Queries Via...

Snail-Mail: No

E-Mail: No

Online Form: Yes

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from Mevrouw_Bee
Dec 03, 2022 11:47 am


FQ: Dec 3, 2022
Commercial Women's Historical Fiction: 99k
from andyscontras
Nov 21, 2022 7:28 pm


EQ 11/21/2022 SPEC FIC @ 85K A bit odd form to fill out -- read HOW TO SUBMIT on agency webpage for details
from mmoorea
Nov 02, 2022 6:33 am


EQ: 14/9/22
FR: 26/10/22
83K YA Contemporary Sci-fi
from banaesma
Oct 13, 2022 12:24 pm


FQ: 2 September, 2022
QR: 13 October, 2022

Very kind form rejection letter saying she admired it but sadly had to pass.

adult 83k LitFic
from Patrick (admin)
Sep 02, 2022 3:05 pm


Profile Update: Open to queries.
from Patrick (admin)
Jul 12, 2022 10:11 am


Profile Update: Closed to queries.
from Patrick (admin)
Apr 11, 2022 6:38 pm


Profile Update: Open to queries.
from Patrick (admin)
Mar 10, 2022 8:57 pm


Profile Update: Closed to queries.
from Patrick (admin)
Jan 13, 2022 9:08 am


Profile Update: Open to queries.
from Patrick (admin)
Dec 03, 2021 3:19 pm


Profile Update: Closed to queries.

Thanks LexArmangue
from heyitsLex
Dec 03, 2021 11:02 am


She's closed to queries atm
from robinkmoore
Oct 06, 2021 9:55 pm


Kate’s specialisms include literary and commercial fiction, fact and fiction books for children (6+) and teenagers/young adults, and narrative non-fiction.
from OPKiwi
Aug 23, 2021 12:42 pm


52 days
form rejection.
from imthedecoy
Apr 08, 2021 9:44 am


Used form on her website's Contact page to send first 10 pages of YA in early March 2021. Got rejection just over a month later saying that although she admired it she doesn't represent speculative or SFF. (See madchick's below comment for what the form rejection looks like)
from Loing01
Dec 21, 2020 8:10 am


Sent query via online form on December 21st, 2020.
Children's Science Fiction
86300 words

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