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Ms. Kate Schafer Testerman

KT Literary

9249 S. Broadway #200-543

Highlands Ranch, CO 80129

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Twitter: DaphneUn

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E-Mail: Yes

Online Form: No

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from neener
Oct 17, 2016 3:59 pm

EQ 9/15
PR 9/17
ER 10/16
from Galen_Marek
Oct 13, 2016 10:54 am

Skipped right over my query. That's always nice!
from Coreyjayne
Oct 04, 2016 7:18 pm

EQ: 9/28
PR: 10/4

YA Contemp 78K

Fingers crossed :)
from imposter
Oct 04, 2016 9:44 am

EQ: 10/2/16
ER: (form) 10/4/16

YA paranormal mystery 81k
from VictoriaVW
Sep 26, 2016 3:54 pm

EQ: 9/25/16
ER: (Form) 9/26/16

YA fiction 71k
from thefeelingsfairy
Sep 23, 2016 12:35 pm

EQ: 8/12/2016
...AND THEN PROMPTLY REALIZED SHE WAS CLOSED TO SUBMISSIONS TILL LABOR DAY. i have no idea what happened. i scoured their website. and just managed to miss that note. *facepalm.* hopefully i can query her again next month and she won't be too annoyed with me.
EQ (forreal this time): 9/20/2016
ER (form): 9/23/2016
from hdiangelis
Sep 19, 2016 11:00 am

EQ: 9/15/16
ER: 9/19/16
from angela_wang
Sep 16, 2016 9:09 pm

EQ: 3/30 YA sci-fi
PR: 4/8
Upgrade to FR: 6/7
ER: 7/29 with detailed, helpful feedback. It just happened that I was in the middle of revisions addressing most of the issues she brought up, and after emailing her, she said she would love to read the revised manuscript!
R&R sent: 9/16
from Patrick (admin)
Sep 14, 2016 11:02 am

Profile Update: Open to queries.

from Jwrite
Aug 01, 2016 9:19 am

EQ: 6/13/16
ER: 7/29/16

YA Paranormal 85K
from melaniehoo
Jul 27, 2016 2:57 pm

Q: 5/3
PR: 5/3 (within 4 hours) -- and a very prompt thank you!
R: 7/27
After a little back and forth, Kate passed on my partial but sent a very nice note that she really liked my writing and my character, but she's already representing a similar book. This is the second agent to tell me this, so I've apparently written to trend. :P
from melaniehoo
Jul 10, 2016 3:48 pm

@stefynoell I can't say for sure, but typically agents will address queries that came in before they closed submissions. Good luck!
from Patchi
Jul 10, 2016 11:12 am

Q 03/08/16 YA fantasy
P 04/08/16 5 chapters + full synopsis (confirmation e-mail next day)
R 07/09/16 didn't connect with character motivation
from srdrury
Jul 07, 2016 3:12 pm

EQ 5/26/16 (before she closed to queries)
ER 7/7/16 "Dear author" form rejection.

YA contemp 84k
from stefynoell
Jul 07, 2016 9:53 am

Does anyone know if I submitted a query to her before she closed (6-15-16), will she still respond to it?

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