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Ms. Emily Forland

Brandt & Hochman Literary Agents, Inc.

1501 Broadway, Suite 2605

New York, NY 10036



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Website: brandthochman.com

AAR/AALA Member: No

Accepts Queries Via...

Snail-Mail: No

E-Mail: Yes

Online Form: No

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from anotherearth
May 09, 2022 12:28 pm


Looks like she almost never follows up after manuscript requests.
from bushupking
Apr 22, 2022 12:51 pm


EQ March 16
CNR
Mystery
from aceofswords
Feb 14, 2022 10:17 am


She's had my full since December 2020 but always responds promptly and kindly to my nudges. Not sure what to make of it, only that until I get an offer, I will continue to nudge her every 4-6 months and hope she eventually gets around to it.
from vjhegarty
Feb 12, 2022 7:49 am


EQ 1/12/22
FR 1/12/22
Literary Fiction (105K)
from MSGTAV
Oct 24, 2021 7:33 pm


EQ: 10/24/21 Lit Fiction 100,000 words
from Catsamoa79
Aug 28, 2021 12:33 pm


EQ: 6/21/21
CNR: 8/28/21
from TooMuchCoffeeMan
Jun 15, 2021 11:32 am


NF 69k CNR @ 46 days
from MissPlum
May 19, 2021 4:07 pm


Adult/YA graphic novel CNR @ 104 days
from fr0sting
Apr 13, 2021 10:06 am


EQ: 4/8/21
CNR: 4/13/21
YA Magical Realism 78k

According to her timeline, she requests within a day or so, and she requested a query sent after mine. Not a fan of false hope, so I'll add another red face to my list, but not before I write another rejection letter I didn't receive.

Dear delusional hopeful,

Thank you for submitting your query for the manuscript that you have labored over for a significant fraction of your life. I just didn't connect with it on that deep level you need an agent to feel about your work. I'm sure it's my fault and not yours or some lengthier expression of that cliche. Of courser persistence is key in this endeavor, even as you fail to elicit even an auto-sent form rejection and will forever wonder if your work was ever read. Good Luck!

What can I say? It's cathartic.
from writerwriterwriter12
Apr 03, 2021 10:16 am


EQ: 1/31
Full request: 2/1
Nudge with offer of rep: 3/20
CNR: 4/3 (accepted offer elsewhere)
from annaupt
Feb 22, 2021 2:36 pm


EQ 2/22/21

Literary, 97k words
from MarlowePercival
Feb 04, 2021 3:35 pm


EQ: 02/04/2021

YA Literary 68K
from OmniWriter
Jan 29, 2021 1:20 pm


EQ: 1/4/21
CNR: 1/29/21
63k word Magical Realism
from lindsaysmith818
Oct 18, 2020 6:14 pm


EQ 10/18/20
New Adult Literary 50k
from MsPenPaper
Oct 07, 2020 7:33 pm


Emailed memoir query in November 2018 & received an automatic reply that she would only respond if interested. Never received a response.

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