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Ms. Elana Roth Parker

Laura Dail Literary Agency, Inc.

121 West 27th Street, Suite 1201

New York, NY 10001



Website: ldlainc.com

Blog: www.elanaroth.com/

Twitter: elanaroth

AAR Member: Yes

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Snail-Mail: No

E-Mail: No

Online Form: Yes

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from edeslaur
Apr 17, 2021 1:38 pm


FQ: 1/26/21
Full request: 2/4/21
Personalized Rejection, no feedback: 2/25/21
YA Cont 83K
from Analisa
Mar 31, 2021 3:52 pm


FQ: 03/15/2021
ER: 03/31/2021

YA Fantasy

Also mentioned having a full list and reduced schedule because of the pandemic.
from Johnny555
Mar 31, 2021 3:27 pm


FQ: 10th March 2021
FR: 31st March 2021

MG Fantasy, 69K

Mentioned having a full list and a reduced schedule because of the pandemic.
from ASMannai
Mar 19, 2021 4:27 pm


Form Query: 3/9/21
Form Rejection: 3/19/21
MG Fantasy 57,000 words
from philipmilne
Mar 16, 2021 2:08 pm


Form query 27th of Feb 2021. MG science fantasy 43k.
Rejected 17th of March 2021.
from SaraCo
Mar 16, 2021 10:01 am


FQ: 3/5/21
R (form): 3/16/21
from catmarauder191
Mar 15, 2021 2:10 pm


EQ: 2/25/21
ER: 3/15/21

99k YA fantasy
from Meganshunmugam
Mar 15, 2021 10:26 am


FQ: 25/02/21
FR: 15/03/21

One of the nicest rejections I've gotten. She seems lovely!
from MindiWM
Mar 13, 2021 9:08 pm


FQ: 2/23/21
Form Rejection: 3/12/21
YA scifi, 94k
from HopeDiamond
Mar 08, 2021 4:19 pm


Middle-grade time travel, 61,000 words
OQ 2.20.21
ER 3.8.21 form letter
from Rabbie
Mar 05, 2021 11:11 am


Update:

3-5-21 - Elana is a wonderful agent who provided me with a substantial amount of feedback I’ll use. Highly recommended. Her clients are quite lucky to have her.



FR: 6-11-20 - requested full after chatting about industry
1-18-21 - since a great amount of time has passed it ended up being a CNR

2-15-21 - Elana was kind enough to get back to me, was asked to resend manuscript
(Crossing all the fingers)
from asmvca
Feb 20, 2021 12:20 pm


Form query 1/13/21
ER 1/19/21
from Wandanut
Feb 11, 2021 6:14 pm


EQ: 2/1/2021
E Rejection: 2/11/2021
Kind form letter.

YA Fantasy 105K
from Shopcraze1
Feb 09, 2021 6:32 pm


EQ: 2/2/2021
ER: 2/9/2021

MG sci-fi 60K
from RKPurton
Jan 28, 2021 12:21 pm


Querytracker submission: 1/19/21
FR: 1/28/21
Form rejection is encouraging and professional.

MG F 45k

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