Full Agent Profile: Catherine Drayton



NAME

Catherine Drayton

AGENCY
InkWell Management
AAR MEMBER
No
EMAIL
catherine@inkwellmanagement.com
AGENCY WEB SITE
http://www.inkwellmanagement.com/



FICTION GENRES
Literary Fiction | Commercial Fiction | Young Adult | Middle Grade
NONFICTION GENRES

Business | Narrative | Finance | Journalism

CURRENT STATUS
  • This agent accepts queries
  • MORE INFORMATION

    SPECIAL INTERESTS
    • She tends to concentrate on all genres of children's books (picture, middle-grade and YA) and women's fiction
    • She looks for high-end women's fiction such as Saving Ceecee Honeycutt by Beth Hoffman and she is always on the look-out for novels that will appeal to women's book clubs.
    DOES NOT REPRESENT

    SUBMISSION GUIDELINES
    • Please note: despite what is stated on InkWell's website guidelines, Ms. Drayton manages her own submission emails and prefers to receive emails directly to her individual email address
    • http://inkwellmanagement.com/about_bios.php?id=23
    • Email: query via catherine@inkwellmanagement.com

    FACTS/TIDBITS
    • She recently returned to Sydney, Australia where she will continue to work as an associate of InkWell with the aim of helping Australian publishers and agents sell their authors’ books in the United States
    • Her clients include New York Times bestselling authors and a number of internationally successful writers. She represents Markus Zusak, Dr. Leslie Baumann, John Flanagan, Andrew Blechman, John Bailey, Rebecca Sparrow, James Valentine, Peter Hartcher and Elizabeth Hickey, amongst many others
    EDUCATION
    • Graduate of University of Sydney


    NEW DEALS
    PAST/PRESENT CLIENTS
    The Book Thief
    Author:   Markus Zusak
    Genres:   Young Adult
    Publisher:   Alfred A. Knopf (September 11, 2007)
    Death himself narrates the World War II-era story of Liesel Meminger, a young girl living with a foster family in Germany, who steals books as a way to cope with the tragedy around her
    View book at Amazon

    Hush, Hush
    Author:   Becca Fitzpatrick
    Genres:   Young Adult
    Publisher:   Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing; Reissue edition (September 21, 2010)
    When Nora learns that Patch, her new charming biology partner, is a fallen angel who wants to become human, she son becomes susceptible to his control, but other forces are at work as well, and Nora finds herself caught in the middle of dangerous situations and unexplainable events
    View book at Amazon




    LINKS
    http://www.guidetoliteraryagents.com/blog/Agent+Advice+Catherine+Drayton+Of+Inkwell+Management.aspx
    Interview with Ms. Drayton on GLA
    http://motherwrite.blogspot.com/2010/06/interview-with-agent-catherine-drayton.html
    Interview on Mother. Write. (Repeat)
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