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Ms. Laura Blake Peterson

Curtis Brown, Ltd.

10 Astor Place, 3rd floor

New York, NY 10003



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Website: www.curtisbrown.com

AAR/AALA Member: Yes

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 scastor
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 lbp@cbltd.com, 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


EQ:6/1/21
CANCER COOKBOOK
from Bonni_Brodnick
Jan 28, 2021 12:39 pm


memoir, 33k 1/28/20
from TinaHendricks
Nov 15, 2020 5:15 pm


adult comm fantasy-mag realism, 88k 11/15/20
from notsonewbie
Oct 05, 2020 3:38 pm


EQ: 9/23/20
Notification of offer of rep: 10/2/20
Kind step aside from assistant: 10/5/20

92k contemporary romance
from Route66girl
Aug 28, 2020 8:17 pm


Not on QT. Submit by emailing lbp@cbltd.com. Use lbpquery in subject line. NF an d F for kids ok.
from ashpsych123
Apr 28, 2020 2:28 pm


EQ A Father's Sin 80,000 Thriller 2-4-20
Full Manuscript requested 2-5-20!
Polite email rejection
from chelsir
Mar 28, 2020 12:52 pm


EQ: 2/26/2020
CNR: 3/26/2020
77K Contemporary Romance
from fstwriter
Feb 03, 2020 12:19 pm


Email query: January 3, 2020
CNR: February 3, 2020

95k adult domestic thriller
from altompkins3333
Jan 11, 2020 3:57 pm


Good luck Finleyturner I am considering a ya fantasy fiction or a mash-up of gender memoir fantasy or perhaps thriller
from KellyFigSmith
Dec 25, 2019 10:14 pm


7/25/19 EQ Memoir in Essay
7/30/19 Full Manuscript Request from Office Assistant
8/5/19 Sent full manuscript
No response to my follow up emails as of 12/25/19

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