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Ms. Elana Roth Parker

Laura Dail Literary Agency, Inc.

350 Seventh Avenue, Suite 2003

New York, NY 10001



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Website: ldlainc.com

Blog: www.elanaroth.com/

Twitter: elanaroth

AAR Member: No

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Snail-Mail: No

E-Mail: Yes

Online Form: No

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Middle-grade and young adult fiction (all genres, though horror, thriller, Christmas, or talking animal books are not a good match); narrative non-fiction for children and teens; picture books from author/illustrators only. Along with your book's title, please include the name of the agent you are querying in the subject field. After your query letter, paste the FIRST 5-10 PAGES of your novel into the body of the email.

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from karenleespree
May 22, 2017 1:20 pm


EQ: 5/22 MG, Speculative #MSWL
from Patrick (admin)
May 17, 2017 11:16 am


Profile Update: This agent reviewed and approved this listing.

from tiff880515
Apr 24, 2017 10:48 am


EQ: 4/03/17
ER: 4/20/17

Form:
Thank you so much for your submission. Unfortunately I don't feel I'm the appropriate agent to represent your work as the story just isn't right for me. I'm sure another agent will feel differently, and with the vast array of opinions in the industry, I wish you the best in finding the right representation.
Thanks again for thinking of me.
from taylormaemarie
Apr 23, 2017 2:05 pm


EQ: 3/29/17
ER: 4/20/17
from SaraCo
Apr 19, 2017 9:42 am


EQ 3 23 17 from pitmad request
ER: 4-19-17 (form)
Contemporary YA w/ sci-fi elements
from Yarn_Spinner
Mar 24, 2017 2:55 pm


So happy for you!!!! @thefeelingsfairy
from thefeelingsfairy
Mar 24, 2017 2:42 pm


PitMad like: 9/8/2016
EQ: 9/9
FR: 9/10 (sent same day)
Super kind email with R+R suggestions-- some structural stuff: 9/26
R&R sent: 2/9/17
offer of rep: 3/13/17
accepted offer of rep: 3/24/17
96k YA fairy tale retelling
from mgmystery
Mar 20, 2017 2:52 pm


EQ: 3/6/17
ER form: 3/20/17

MG mystery 44k
from Boreas
Mar 14, 2017 1:19 pm


EQ: 2/21/17
ER: 3/14/17 - A very kind form rejection.

YA Action/Drama 107k
from inluvwithwords
Mar 14, 2017 12:45 pm


EQ: 2.28.17
ER: 3.13.17
from ammeyer
Mar 01, 2017 9:10 am


EQ: 2/8/17
ER: 3/1/17
YA Contemporary Cinderella Retelling
Kind form rejection
from abreitwrite
Feb 09, 2017 10:45 am


EQ: 2/8

YA Fantasy, 97k
from leightongrey
Jan 05, 2017 3:14 pm


EQ 12/15
ER 1/5 - She was gracious enough to send me a slightly personal rejection explaining why it didn't work and why it did.
from hdiangelis
Jan 05, 2017 2:21 pm


EQ: 12/14/16
ER: 1/5/17
from missusjames
Dec 24, 2016 6:06 am


EQ: 12/9
FR: 12/20

Sci-fi MG (fingers crossed)

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