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Ms. Katherine Wessbecher

Bradford Literary Agency

5694 Mission Center Rd. #347

San Diego, CA 92108



Website: bradfordlit.com/

Twitter: KatWessbecher

AAR Member: No

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Snail-Mail: No

E-Mail: No

Online Form: Yes

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from MarthaJ22
Feb 20, 2021 3:25 pm


EQ:2/13/21 YA Magical Realism 95,000
from catmarauder191
Feb 08, 2021 12:56 pm


EQ: 1/12/21
ER: 2/8/21

99k YA fantasy
from owenator
Jan 25, 2021 11:42 am


EQ: 12/21/2020
ER: 1/25/2021

YA F 75k
from Vanesssm1
Dec 09, 2020 3:52 pm


FQ 11/7/2020
Form Rejection 11/24/2020
YA Historical Fiction 61.5 K
from purpleteacher111
Nov 16, 2020 9:09 pm


Form Query: 10/29/2020
Form Rejection: 11/16/2020

Upper Middle Grade Magical Realism/Fantasy 52k
from noldorian
Nov 16, 2020 12:48 pm


Wolfangel4788, there is a place on QueryManager where you can leave the agent a message. There are three options: nudge with offer, withdraw submission, and a general message (probably separated for priority). I left a general message to nudge and she was fairly prompt in replying.
from Wolfangel295
Nov 16, 2020 5:22 am


How do you give an agent a nudge after doing an online form?
from noldorian
Nov 06, 2020 3:48 pm


11/6, a rejection on the full. Her email was very kind and said what she liked about the manuscript but didn’t have the vision to find it a publisher. Disappointing, as she seems a lovely person to work with.
Full request on 10/7 (!!!) after a nudge on 10/5
EQ: 7/28
from jwparente13
Oct 27, 2020 4:36 pm


Form Q - 9/12/20
Rejection (personalized) - 10/27/20

Subbed to Katherine after she made a pass on the last secret agent contest on Miss Snark's First Victim blog. Rejection was super kind, stated she remembered my submission, loved the changes, but ultimately didn't connect strongly enough. I'll take it as a win.

YA Dark Fantasy 87k
from AliciaBaskel
Oct 26, 2020 9:51 pm


Picture Book: Form rejection after 19 days.
from zbedee
Oct 26, 2020 12:20 pm


Form rejection, but kind. 18 day turn-around
from bakerwordnerd
Oct 09, 2020 7:47 am


EQ 09/24 Literary Fiction 118k
Form Rejection 10/9
from sleepymillennial
Oct 08, 2020 11:57 am


EQ: 9/26/2020
ER: 10/8/2020
71K YA Urban Fantasy
Form rejection (?), said it wasn't a right fit for her list.
from kbwriter
Oct 02, 2020 11:51 am


EQ: 09-18-2020
Rejected: 10-02-2020
Picture book
Kind note
from vivianwolkoff
Oct 01, 2020 7:01 pm


EQ: 09/15/2020
ER: 10/01/2020
MG mystery adventure

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