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Claire Draper

The Bent Agency

New York, NY


Twitter: draper_claire

AAR/AALA Member: No

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E-Mail: No

Online Form: Yes

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from Patrick (admin)
May 11, 2022 2:45 pm

Profile Update: Genres updated.
from Patrick (admin)
May 03, 2022 9:19 am

Profile Update: Genres updated.
from Ace12065
May 02, 2022 2:43 pm

Form Query: 04/15
Form Rejection: 05/02
MG Fantasy 68k
from cece285
May 02, 2022 12:25 pm

Form Query: 3/23/22
Form Rejection: 5/02/22

from jrtprods
May 02, 2022 11:53 am

Identifies as Mx. Doesn't want books about identity NOT written by people with that identity.
from swatithegeek
Apr 08, 2022 5:04 am

Form query: 03/26/22
Form rejection: 04/07/22

Adult Rom-Com, 75k words
from ekdwrites
Apr 05, 2022 2:00 pm

FQ: 17 March 2022
Nudge with offer: 28 March 2022
FR: 5 April 2022
50k MG contemporary
from ijsparks01
Mar 29, 2022 5:02 pm

Form Query: 3/15/22
Form Rejection: 3/29/22

YA, Fantasy
from deziraeb
Mar 23, 2022 3:10 pm

FQ: 03/08/2022 Queer YA Fantasy 99k
FR: 03/23/2022
from KDMcQuain
Mar 02, 2022 10:27 am

FQ 2/17/22
FR 3/2/22
LGBTQ+ 109k

Thank you for submitting TITLE to me. After carefully reviewing your query, I've found that I am not the right agent for this work.
from ZedHolmes
Feb 26, 2022 5:12 pm

Query: 2/13/22
Form rejection: 2/26/22

92k queer romance
from CarlyADavis
Feb 26, 2022 10:31 am

Query: 2/14/22
Form Rejection: 2/26/22

96k YA Paranormal Mystery/Romance
from khontz333
Feb 26, 2022 9:38 am

Query: 1/31/2022
Rejection: 2/26/2022
62K YA
from ThatsNotCincinnati
Jan 18, 2022 12:28 pm

FQ: 1/12/22
Nudge w/ offer of pub: 1/17/22
from kaseyalexander
Jan 14, 2022 12:27 pm

FQ: 12/21/21
Form reject: 01/14/22

Got a full offer from another agent a couple hours later though! so I'm still feeling pretty good

94k LGBTQ+ YA Contemporary with fantasy elements

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