Queries should be emailed to

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.

Internship Program

InkWell offers educational, unpaid internships in the spring, summer and fall seasons. Interns assist with the reading and evaluation of manuscripts, learn about the submission process to editors and latest developments in industry trends, and are provided guidance on furthering a career in publishing. InkWell has a successful track record helping interns find paid 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.