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.
To query Katie, please email email@example.com with subject line “Query: [INSERT YOUR TITLE HERE]“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.