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Ms. Laura Blake Peterson

Curtis Brown, Ltd.

10 Astor Place, 3rd floor

New York, NY 10003

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AAR/AALA Member: No

Accepts Queries Via...

Snail-Mail: Yes

E-Mail: Yes

Online Form: No

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Attach the first 50 pages of your project for her review. Please include "lbpquery" in the subject line of your email.

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from TooMuchCoffeeMan
Nov 26, 2022 10:38 am

CNR @ 65 days.
from Sapphire_Demoness
Nov 26, 2022 5:58 am

E-mail query: 19th Nov 2022
82K Adult Rom-com
from Tara725
Aug 18, 2022 10:07 am

Email query: 8/18/22

Adult contemporary romance, 81k
from Mostamand
Aug 10, 2022 5:37 pm

Sent 08/10/2022
from Mostamand
Aug 10, 2022 5:37 pm

from Risa97
Jul 02, 2022 3:20 pm

EQ - 7/2/22

YA - 95k
from kmp152
Jun 03, 2022 2:10 pm

email query sent 5/4/22
memoir 89K
I closed the query
no response after 4 weeks
from Abigail
Jan 10, 2022 4:52 pm

EQ sent 10 JAN 2022
Mystery 77k
from Catsamoa79
Dec 30, 2021 11:31 am

EQ: 8/9/21
CNR: 12/30/21
from alpacabowl
Oct 04, 2021 12:27 pm

Sent on 08/29/21
Women's Fiction 71K

Closing out on 10/04/2021 Website says 3-4 weeks "if"
from robinkmoore
Sep 25, 2021 6:39 pm

wide range of interests – including memoir and biography, natural history, literary fiction, mystery, suspense, women’s fiction, health and fitness, children’s and young adult, faith issues, and popular culture.

To submit an online query to Laura, email her directly at, and attach the first 50 pages of your project for her review. Please include “lbpquery” in the subject line of your email. All queries are read within 3-4 weeks of receipt, and due to the volume of queries she receives, you will hear a response only if she is interested in your material.

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from lauratheauthor
Sep 22, 2021 10:25 am

Email Query: 6/28/21
CNR: 09/20/21

Cozy Mystery 89k
from jcbbrsmith
Aug 12, 2021 10:49 am

EQ: 6/5/21
CNR: 8/12/21
*Her response rate is 1% as of today.
Romantic Suspense 80,150k words
from AbbyWilliams
Jul 06, 2021 3:25 pm

Update: 7/6/2021 CNR

5/28/2021 Submitted via email with first 50 pages attached: memoir (77k)
from Maranda
Jun 10, 2021 11:42 am


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