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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 Member: No

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Snail-Mail: No

E-Mail: Yes

Online Form: No

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from BriarAugust
Today 8:48 am


queried ya fantasy to the agency in general 10/21
from DLWilburn
Oct 19, 2021 10:05 pm


EQ: 10/19/21 Adult SF, 103k
from jennadevillier
Oct 12, 2021 10:30 am


EQ: 10/12

89k YA fantasy

Submitted to the agency in general for internal review
from jdianne
Oct 02, 2021 1:46 pm


EQ: 9/7/21
Rejection: 10/1/21
Commercial women's fiction - 83,000 words
Very kind personalized rejection. Said none of the agents are looking to add women's fiction to their list at the moment.
from kitbuddy
Sep 26, 2021 3:21 am


Nothing adult except for regular fiction, like most agencies they are all ya rare scifi fantasy
from davegoodman
Sep 15, 2021 1:12 am


Email query - 15/09/2021 - SF, 105k
from bubblyian
Sep 07, 2021 5:08 am


Email query sent July 5
Closed as no response after 64 days
Scifi 65k
from YellowStrike1
Jul 01, 2021 10:42 am


Sent letter to the Agency in general on July 1st, 2021
from MarlowePercival
Jun 23, 2021 2:12 pm


EQ: 02/01/2021 - Received auto-confirmation receipt
FR: 03/12/2021 - No specific agents mentioned, just that "the team would love to take a look".
Nudging (3 months): 06/17/2021
ER: 06/23/2021 - Obviously sad about the rejection, but their assistant Gabrielle was very kind and easy to follow-up with!

Queried agency as a whole.
YA Literary 68K

from Maranda
Jun 17, 2021 5:06 pm


6/17/21
from June_K
May 26, 2021 3:11 pm


EQ: 4/28/2021 (general submission)
Friendly pass from agency: 5/26/2021

Adult Contemporary Romance 88k
from EmilyJoyHoward
May 22, 2021 7:35 pm


Query is to the whole of Root Literary
from cdrebel11
May 20, 2021 10:51 am


EQ: 2/12/21
CNR: 5/20/21

Adult speculative action/political thriller 82K
from BSWindon
May 11, 2021 8:26 am


EQ: 11/05/2021
YA Fantasy - 105,000 words
from saladspinner
May 10, 2021 3:13 pm


EQ: 3/19/21
CNR 5/10/21

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