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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 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
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 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 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

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