Katie Shea Boutillier joined the Donald Maass Literary Agency in 2011. She is the agency’s Rights Director handling translation, audio and selected film/TV rights. In addition, Katie focuses on commercial adult fiction and young adult fiction. She is always on the hunt for upmarket women’s fiction, psychological suspense and has a soft spot for coming-of-age fiction. She loves books that present big hooks, imperfect characters, and strong voices. Katie is committed to help achieve her clients’ long-term career goals. She lives in the Jersey suburbs with her family.
Starting July 12, 2021 – Katie is currently CLOSED TO QUERIES. Any queries sent on or after this date will be deleted. Referrals are still accepted. Queries will reopen sometime in Fall 2021. Stay tuned. Thank you for your patience!
To query Katie, please email firstname.lastname@example.org with subject line “Query: TITLE” and include your query, a short synopsis (not required & only if available), and the first five pages pasted into the body of the email, no attachments please.
Snail-mail queries will not receive a response.
Query letters — I am committed to respond to most of my queries, although, there is a chance I may not be able to respond to all queries. I welcome all queriers to update me with important information regarding your project, such as a MAJOR revision, any awards received, and of course any offers of representation.
Partial & Full manuscripts requests — overnight to a few months.