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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

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Snail-Mail: No

E-Mail: Yes

Online Form: No

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from jdruffin
Apr 06, 2021 11:48 am


EQ: 4/6/21

Fantasy 78k
from SteinbeckFan
Mar 24, 2021 3:40 pm


EQ: Feb. 25, 2021
She passed this along to Melanie, who requested a full on Mar. 24, 2021

Upmarket Women's Fiction (83,000)
from MarlowePercival
Mar 14, 2021 12:51 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".

Queried agency as a whole.
YA Literary 68K

from stanlitto
Feb 23, 2021 2:16 pm


EQ: 06/18/2020
ER: Generic rejection letter 06/26/2020

Adult Fantasy, 103K
from jennifermcd7
Feb 19, 2021 9:31 am


EQ: 2/19/21 queried to all agents

Romance 93.5K
from cdrebel11
Feb 12, 2021 12:19 pm


EQ: 2/12/21

Adult speculative action/political thriller 82K
from Kate_TheAvidWriter
Jan 29, 2021 10:06 am


EQ: 12/7 - got auto-reply for confirmation of receipt.
ER: 1/29 - reject from entire agency

YA Fantasy 102k
from chiara1900
Jan 13, 2021 8:59 am


EQ: 01/13/21
upper YA Fantasy 116k
Addressed to the agency
from mdeagle
Dec 17, 2020 12:29 pm


EQ: 11/18/2020
ER: 12/17/2020 - Rejection from entire agency
YA Post-Apocalyptic with Romantic Elements 88K
Addressed to the agency
from M_Heck
Dec 06, 2020 5:30 am


41 day form reject
from giannifranco
Dec 03, 2020 10:16 am


comm fic sent to general email 08/16
denied
from thatgirlwrites
Nov 24, 2020 12:32 am


Queried adult magical realism (90k) on November 19th
Form rejection on November 24th
from natalier
Nov 23, 2020 3:06 pm


Queried a YA fantasy retelling (101k) on Nov. 15th
Form rejection on Nov. 23rd
from andyscontras
Nov 23, 2020 1:11 pm


EQ -- 11/11/2020 Speculative Fiction 84K
form R -- 11/23/2020
from jennadevillier
Nov 11, 2020 11:10 am


EQ: 10/7
ER: 11/10

88k YA Science Fantasy

Addressed to the entire agency, per their website guidelines allowing it

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