Querying Kaitlyn Katsoupis

Thank you so much for considering me for your representation! If I have not responded by 3 months at the earliest, feel free to check in. Be sure that your query is 1 page, the synopsis is no more than 2 double spaced pages, and the first 5 pages are the very first ones from your book! If submitting a graphic novel, give me the pitch, synopsis of the full story, 5 pages of script, and any available artwork samples.

What I really want to hear most are your book details—character, conflict, and consequences—with a brief bio. Also, save the reply email that allows you to check your query status! This is also the link that will allow you to message me to report if you've received an alternate offer.

For my most up-to-date MSWL, check my Twitter post: https://twitter.com/RedPenKaitlyn/status/1478798812613337089?s=20

My announced sales list can be found here: https://www.strictlytextual.com/agenting

I do NOT accept:

Nonfiction
Chapter/Picture Books
Strict Suspense/Mystery
Romantic Suspense
Novellas/Poetry/Short Story Collections
Stories heavily dependent on religious motives/events/themes
Stories heavily dependent on rape, drug or physical abuse
Stories focusing on Henry VIII, Shakespeare, American Civil War (unless BIPOC), or Greek gods/myths

Hello! Thank you for considering me for your representation. This form is for any requests I made for your materials during a specific Pitch Contest. Be sure to include the name of the contest in your query!

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