InkWell Management

521 Fifth Avenue,

Suite 2600

New York, NY 10175

Telephone - 212.922.3500

Facsimile - 212.922.0535

Email - info [at] inkwellmanagement [dot] com Twitter: @inkwellmgmt



Queries should be emailed to:

submissions [at] inkwellmanagement [dot] com

You may specify the name of the agent to whom you are submitting in the subject line of your query or address your query to the agency at large.

In the body of your email, please include a query letter and a short writing sample (1-2 chapters). Emails with large attachments will be discarded. We currently accept submissions in all genres except screenplays.

Illustrator queries should include a query letter and a link to your portfolio. Please note that InkWell only accepts queries for books, not for illustrators seeking an illustration agent.

Due to the volume of queries we receive, we may not be able to respond to your query. If we are interested in reading more, we will respond within two months.By submitting to InkWell Management, you agree to these terms.

No phone calls, please.


Internship Program

InkWell offers paid, part-time internships in the spring, summer and fall seasons.

Interns will assist with the reading and evaluation of queries and manuscripts and help with administrative and research tasks which are designed to better understand the workings of a literary agency. Interns will also contribute to various projects within the agency involving foreign and subsidiary rights, contracts, royalties and social media.

InkWell has a successful track record helping interns find full-time publishing positions throughout the industry.

Positions are posted at throughout the year, but at any time we welcome applicants who are interested to email a cover letter and resume in the body of the email (no attachments) to: In the subject line, indicate the season and the year, along with the word ‘Internship’. No phone calls, please.

We are also partnered with the We Need Diverse Books (WNDB) Internship Grant Program, which offers supplemental grants for summer internships to applicants from diverse backgrounds to help further their goals of pursuing their careers in publishing.