Ms. Caitlin McDonald

Donald Maass Literary Agency

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Caitlin McDonald

Donald Maass Literary Agency

1000 Dean Street, Suite 252
Brooklyn, NY 11238
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This agent is seeking the following genres:


  • Fantasy, Contemporary/Urban
  • Fantasy, Magical Realism
Graphic Novel
  • Romance, Fantasy
Science Fiction
Young Adult
  • Young Adult, Contemporary
  • Young Adult, Fantasy
  • Young Adult, Historical
  • Young Adult, Mystery
  • Young Adult, Science Fiction


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Known Clients (current & past)
Julesd Devito
Lara Elena Donnelly
Kate McIntyre
Sandra Odell
Cl Polk
Crystal Schubert
Caitlin Starling
Author Comments
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06/30/2024 11:39 AM
Queried 06/30/2024

83k contemporary fantasy
Profile Update

Patrick (Admin)
06/10/2024 03:47 PM
Profile Update: Open to queries. Genres updated.
01/22/2024 10:20 PM
QM: 09/01/23
Rejection: 12/07/23

This is one of the few personalized query rejections I have received. Basically, she liked the submission, but UF is a tough sell. I still appreciated it.

128k Urban Fantasy
01/16/2024 02:16 PM
live pitch 10/14/23
regular query form provided, submitted same day 10/14/23
nudge re small press pub offer 1/16/24
1/16 kind step aside due to being on medical leave.
88k ya fantasy

01/04/2024 11:38 AM
FQ: 9/6/2023

Adult Fantasy 103K
CNR @ 120 days

Really sad about this since she was specifically looking for fantasy from BIPOC authors, but whatever. Moving on.
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06/10/2024 - Open to queries. Genres updated.
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