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Ms. Johanna Castillo

Writers House

21 West 26th Street

New York, NY 10010



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Website: writershouse.com

Blog: www.publishersmarketplace.com/members/JohannaCastillo/

Twitter: jcastillobooks

AAR/AALA Member: No

Accepts Queries Via...

Snail-Mail: No

E-Mail: Yes

Online Form: No

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from czimagineer
Apr 13, 2022 7:01 pm


EQ: 4/13/22 Adult Romcom
from swatithegeek
Apr 11, 2022 11:11 pm


Email query: 03/09/22
Form rejection: 04/11/22

Adult Rom-Com, 75k words
from Patrick (admin)
Jan 14, 2022 10:40 am


Profile Update: Genres updated.
from iWilltaleit
Nov 22, 2021 5:31 pm


11/22/21 - Email Query

80K Women's Fiction
from banaesma
Nov 04, 2021 6:59 pm


EQ: 5 October, 2021
ER: 4 November, 2021

Got a very nice rejection letter from Erin (I'm guessing her assistant) on Johanna's behalf saying she can only take projects that are a perfect fit for her list so keep trying :)

adult 83k LitFic
from TerryBrennan
Nov 01, 2021 12:44 pm


LatinX focus
from Patrick (admin)
Sep 26, 2021 4:24 pm


Profile Update: Open to queries.
from morningstar21
Sep 17, 2021 12:30 am


She was super nice. She was the first to ask for a partial manuscript but at the end passed.
from Patrick (admin)
Sep 01, 2021 3:28 pm


Profile Update: Closed to queries.
from Patrick (admin)
Jul 13, 2021 7:55 am


Profile Update: Genres updated.
from Catsamoa79
Jun 02, 2021 4:03 pm


EQ: 4/30/21
ER: 6/2/21
Form letter from her assistant Erin
from Patrick (admin)
Apr 28, 2021 6:43 pm


Profile Update: Genres updated.
from Patrick (admin)
Apr 23, 2021 4:08 pm


Profile Update: Open to queries.
from Patrick (admin)
Apr 08, 2021 10:28 am


Profile Update: Closed to queries.
from Isolamelia
Mar 13, 2021 5:57 am


EQ: 2/3/21
ER: 3/12/21
Pleasant form letter from her assistant.
Literary Fiction

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