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Mr. Stephen Barbara

InkWell Management

521 Fifth Avenue, Ste 2600

New York, NY 10175



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Website: www.inkwellmanagement.com

Twitter: Stephen_Barbara

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E-Mail: Yes

Online Form: No

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from sparklyunicorn
May 08, 2016 2:18 pm


EQ 4/12
FR: 4/12
FRS: 4/12
Confirmation: 4/13
Rejection 4/17
The rejection was super personalized in why he didn't connect and I was pleasantly surprised at how speedy he was.
YA contemp 84k
from prcbuff
Mar 20, 2016 11:21 am


EQ 1/19
CNR 3/20

YA contemp fantasy, 91k
from heatherhead
Jan 02, 2016 6:48 pm


EQ: 1/2/16

Received immediate notification that email inbox is full and not accepting emails at this time.
from thefeelingsfairy
Dec 05, 2015 6:08 pm


EQ: 12/5/2015

100k MG/YA crossover mythic fantasy
from kdemeester
Nov 23, 2015 1:59 pm


EQ 11/20/2015
from london
Jul 16, 2015 11:57 pm


EQ 5/28
from shaedes
Jul 05, 2015 7:22 pm


EQ: 7/5
from MoonChiquita
May 06, 2015 10:54 am


EQ: March 6
CNR: May 6

YA retelling

Blah. :(
from FabiolaPal
Apr 28, 2015 6:00 am


3/4: alt world
4/28:CNR
from cbrooke22
Apr 25, 2015 9:06 am


EQ: 3/27/15
CNR: 4/25/15
MG/YA Dark Fantasy
from karenleespree
Apr 16, 2015 9:48 am


Closed this out. Clearing and cleaning out. EQ 1/28 CNR 3/10
from annalaracook
Feb 27, 2015 2:22 am


gowiththeflow: I'd suggest asking him on twitter how you should contact him regarding the full request you sent him while still at Foundry. I imagine more people than just you will find it helpful if you tweet him.
from luvnlife_27
Feb 04, 2015 8:17 pm


karenleespree: I've been wondering the same thing. I haven't heard back on a query yet.
from karenleespree
Feb 04, 2015 12:06 pm


Has Mr. Barbara responded to anything since his move? Doesn't appear that he has checking the Data.
from gowiththeflow
Jan 28, 2015 11:54 am


Alright, I'm closing this one out today. Here's what my submission looked like:

EQ: 6/9/14
FR: 7/1/14 (from assistant Emily)
Nudge: 10/2/14 (to Emily)
Nudge: 1/11/15 (to Inkwell submissions email since he moved agencies)
C/NR: 1/28/15

I guess I just had the bad luck of getting the request only a few months before he left Foundry. I don't know if my manuscript was lost in the shuffle, or if he read it and just never responded to pass, but I can't hold out hope anymore.

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