Katie Shea Boutillier joined the Donald Maass Literary Agency in 2011. She is the Rights Director handling the agency’s translation and audio rights, and selected film/TV and electronic rights. In addition, Katie is looking for women’s fiction, YA and memoir/narrative non-fiction. She’s big on hooks and likes to see them presented within the first pages of the novel. She also loves strong voices, imperfect characters and storylines that relate to modern issues. She is a cum laude graduate of Marist College.
Query Katie at firstname.lastname@example.org with query, a short synopsis (if available), and the first five pages pasted into the body of the email, no attachments please.
Query letters — up to 4 months from receipt.
Partial manuscripts — up to 4 months.
Full manuscripts — overnight to a few months.