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Ms. Kat Kerr

Donald Maass Literary Agency

New York, NY



Website: www.maassagency.com

Twitter: thekatsmews

AAR/AALA Member: No

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from tirving123
Jun 29, 2022 5:34 pm


Kat Kahn sent me an email that not only proved she'd read ALL of my proposal but contained some of the best writing/editing advice I've EVER gotten.
from lucidities
Jun 29, 2022 3:30 pm


QM 3/7/22 literary fiction 115K w/ speculative/alt-history premise; query w/ bio, synopsis; 6-8 weeks; if rejected, OK to another

form rejection 6/29/22, after 15 weeks; will look for another agent at Maass w/ rewritten query
from CaitAnton
Jun 20, 2022 12:53 pm


Pitched Kat at a conference on Feb 5 where she requested 25 pages and gave me a link for bypassing her typical queue. I still did not receive a reply until June 20 and it was a typical form letter. I’m disappointed that I waited so long after a face to face meeting. Of course pitching doesn’t guarantee success by any means, but this felt completely worthless: waited just as long for a reply with zero feedback.
from TheLiteraryFox
May 20, 2022 8:40 am


Pitched at conference, submitted query upon request next day with special link
FQ: 4/30
from Patrick (admin)
May 01, 2022 3:46 pm


Profile Update: Closed to queries.
from kwollett
Apr 26, 2022 12:17 pm


Kat judged the 1st Five Pages contest this last quarter. Not sure if she'll be the literary agent again for the next one, but another opportunity to get in front of her if she is! https://www.transmediamutts.com/first-five-pages-main/
from CMKinzig
Apr 10, 2022 6:51 pm


FQ: 4/10/2022
95k urban fantasy
from jennadevillier
Apr 04, 2022 2:00 pm


FQ: 4/4

89k YA Fantasy
from tonya_c
Mar 30, 2022 10:28 pm


FQ: 3/30/22
Historical fiction, 93K
from JenLWBN
Mar 24, 2022 7:41 am


FQ: 1/14/2022
ER: 3/23/2022

Contemporary 80K
from catmarauder191
Mar 24, 2022 7:23 am


FQ: 1/7/22
ER: 3/23/22
63k YA contemporary
from vickshi
Mar 24, 2022 3:11 am


1/3/22: FQ
3/23/22: Personalized rejection

Cited that the story is interesting and such a concept could work, but the transition and pacing "a bit jumpy." She invited me to query if I am still seeing representation in the future (presumably with a different ms).

112k Sci-fi with LGBT elements
from swatithegeek
Mar 23, 2022 11:21 pm


Form query: 01/14/22
Form rejection: 03/23/22

Adult Rom-Com, 75k words
from sara_gilbert_writes
Mar 11, 2022 2:35 pm


FQ: 3/11

Con YA 58k
from carolinefowlerdavis
Feb 07, 2022 8:50 am


Pitched 2/5 at Michigan Writing Workshop, invited to query first 50 pages. Already had a query out to her, so withdrew it (by her direction), and re-submitted with the larger page sample
original cold query: 12/15/21
Partial Request from conference: 2/5/22

YA SF 103k

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