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Ms. Holly Root

Root Literary

Los Angeles, CA



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Website: rootliterary.com

Blog: www.publishersmarketplace.com/members/hroot/

Twitter: hroot

AAR/AALA Member: Yes

Accepts Queries Via...

Snail-Mail: No

E-Mail: Yes

Online Form: No

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from lauzydan
Apr 28, 2022 5:01 pm


EQ 4/15/22

114K NA Epic Fantasy
from blackhand
Apr 18, 2022 3:54 pm


Email Query to Agency: 4.18.22

YA Historical, 97k
from Melchizedek
Apr 02, 2022 7:42 am


Query sent to her agency on 4/2/22

Gothic fantasy 94k
from writervfp
Mar 16, 2022 2:50 pm


16/march- QUERY SENT TO ALL AGENTS

contemporary fantasy, latina & queer, 76K
from ohotnitza
Mar 09, 2022 10:12 pm


This agency is nice in that you can submit to the agency in general, and they'll check to see if anyone there is a good fit.
from colbywilkens
Feb 25, 2022 5:34 pm


Sumbitted to the agency rather than a particular agent: 2/25/2022

YA Horror 80k
from aleenade3
Feb 22, 2022 2:24 pm


does anyone know if this agency has a "no from one is a no from all" policy?
from RCrawford
Feb 05, 2022 1:24 pm


EQ: 2.5.2022

YA Paranormal Romance
105k
from AmelieIS
Jan 30, 2022 6:23 pm


Query sent: 30/01/22 sent to the whole agency
Romantic Fantasy (119K)
from amandajlien
Jan 26, 2022 1:23 pm


EQ 10/25 – addressed it to the agency as a whole per Ms. Root's PW profile. Since the agency has a "no from one = no from all policy," I felt that was best!
3-month deadline passed without response, marked as rejection

Adult SF, 101k
from jonmhansen
Jan 18, 2022 1:22 pm


Email Query: 10/17/21
Received autoreply: "If you do not receive a request from us for a further materials within three months from submission, please consider it a pass."
Deadline passed, no response.

85,000 word Urban Fantasy.
from jennadevillier
Jan 12, 2022 5:42 pm


EQ: 10/12
CNR: 1/12

89k YA fantasy

Submitted to the agency in general for internal review
from luluette
Jan 08, 2022 1:57 am


81K Commercial Fiction
Email Query 12/25 to all agents at agency.
12/25 Received auto-reply confirming receipt of query: "If you do not receive a request from us for further materials within three months from submission, please consider it a pass."
from ShaynaGrissom
Jan 04, 2022 3:10 pm


Queried Fantasy - 1/4/22
from aatordoff
Dec 06, 2021 12:57 pm


98K YA Fantasy
Email Query 12/6 to agency as a whole
12/6 Received auto reply confirming receipt of query: "If you do not receive a request from us for a further materials within three months from submission, please consider it a pass."

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