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Ms. Kathi Paton

Kathi J. Paton Literary Agency

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Kathi Paton

Kathi J. Paton Literary Agency

Box 2240 Radio City Station
New York, NY 10101
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Query Methods
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This agent is seeking the following genres:


Literary Fiction


Current Affairs/Politics
Humor/Gift Book
Pop Culture
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Known Clients (current & past)
Byron Acohido
Karen Bjorneby
Mary Collins
Louis Cox
Fran Cox
William Davidow
Raphael Ezekiel
Fred C. Kelly
Francis McInerney
Gene Racz
Frank Russo
Hannah Senesh
Karyn Seroussi
Jon Swartz
Jane Swigart
Qian Zhongshu
Author Comments
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Patrick (Admin)
08/27/2021 10:50 AM
Hi nicoletaylor. I've seen lots of trouble with optonline.net addresses. You should get a google or yahoo address (or something similar) and try that.
08/26/2021 09:23 PM
I'd love to contact Ms Paton, but her email address rejects - KJPLitBiz@optonline.net
Profile Update

Patrick (Admin)
04/09/2019 09:37 AM
Profile Update: Genres updated. (Thanks Pyrrhonist)
04/05/2019 03:10 PM
Has website now http://www.PatonLiterary.com which redirects to https://www.publishersmarketplace.com/members/KJPLitBiz/
11/04/2018 04:06 PM
EQ 8/1/18 (2nd/final Requery Chain Reaction)
CNR 11/1/18 (No word from nudges)
05/09/2018 11:20 AM
EQ: 5/9/2018 - business, nonfiction
09/26/2017 04:13 PM
Eq 3/6/17 (requery CHain Reaction)
CNR 6/9/17 (No response from nudge.) Will try her with Diplomatic Immunity this summer.

9/26/17: EQ 7/3/17 (Diplomatic Immunity)
CNR 9/26/17 (No word from nudge.)
04/02/2017 10:08 AM
4/2/17 Lit Fic 69K
10/18/2016 06:39 AM
EQ 8/3/16 (Requery Venom)
CNR 10/17/16 (No word from nudge.) I'll try her with Chain Reaction next month.
07/21/2012 06:08 PM
Thank you for the opportunity to consider your work. We regret that your project, despite its merits, is not for us. We wish you all the best in placing your book with another agency.

Kathi Paton
Literary Agent
10/28/2011 04:19 PM
7/14, I've queried her for Chain Reaction. Two weeks ago, I nudged her. I'm closing it out and will requery her in late November.

11:28: Heard back from Kathi Paton on same query--not right for us. Oh well.
05/09/2011 04:00 PM
On 2/8, I've sent her a query for Venom. Today I've given her a nudge and heard back. Despite its merits, it's not for them.
Profile Update

Patrick (Admin)
03/09/2010 08:36 PM
Genres Updated. (Thanks rynnicols)
03/09/2010 06:59 PM
According to Publisher's Marketplace this agent does not accept queries for fiction. She is only looking for non-fiction.
12/26/2007 12:00 PM
Sent e-mail query and received prompt response five days later. A rejection, short and to the point.
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Last Update:
04/09/2019 - Genres updated.
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