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Ms. J. L. Stermer

New Leaf Literary & Media

110 West 40th Street, Suite 2201

New York, NY 10018



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Website: newleafliterary.com

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from Windmo
Yesterday 12:20 pm


EQ: Emailed JL Stermer directly via referral from Sasha Graham 10/03/18 - no samples sent
10/16/18 Received a response that she is interested - sent 5 sample pages along with marketing bio. Very nice reply!
from Catsamoa79
Aug 28, 2018 10:49 am


EQ: 6/11/18
CNR: 8/28/18
from kamelka
Aug 12, 2018 7:55 pm


EQ 6/6
CNR 8/12
from LightofBeauty
Jun 09, 2018 8:33 pm


EQ: 6/9
from jldelozier
Apr 09, 2018 3:16 pm


EQ 3/8/18
70,000 word action/adventure

CNR 4/9/18
from LissaC
Dec 05, 2017 3:06 pm


EQ 4/11/17
NR 5/12/17 The auto reply said if not heard from within a month, they're not interested. Bummer. I really felt like she was a good fit.
from alabdon
Aug 19, 2017 3:17 pm


EQ: 6/13/17
No response w/in 1 month (rejection): 7/13/17

YA Fantasy 82K
from KristenH
Jun 23, 2017 4:17 pm


EQ 5/15/16 (Requery Venom)
CNR 7/15/16 (No response from nudge. )I might try her at New Leaf when she's open.
from PilotKelson1056
Jan 24, 2017 11:40 pm


EQ: 1/24/2017
from Patrick (admin)
Jun 15, 2016 10:16 am


Profile Update: Moving to New Leaf Agency. Details will be posted as they become known.

(Thanks munchi5gal)
from munchi5gal
Jun 08, 2016 11:38 pm


Saw this tweet today, Patrick: #TeamNewLeaf has some news! We're thrilled to welcome JL Stermer to the New Leaf family tree! *happy dance* (https://twitter.com/NewLeafLiterary/status/740585705123020801)

I am pretty sure this is her, however, the tweet states she was with UTA, which is most definitely not N.S. Bienstock (?)
from fornickels
Mar 28, 2016 10:03 am


EQ: 3/28/16
from EmilyMoses
Mar 03, 2016 5:44 pm


EQ 2/26/16
Partial request (3 chapters) 2/28/16 received from assistant Doyle
Full request 3/3/16 received from assistant Chloe

84k words adult book club/historical fiction
from Marilyn
Aug 22, 2015 11:50 am


J.L. is actively seeking writers who have either completed a young adult novel or an upmarket completed women's fiction novel.
from JustinJoseph
Apr 28, 2015 12:17 pm


According to writer's digest she's been looking for YA novels for almost two years http://www.writersdigest.com/editor-blogs/guide-to-literary-agents/agent-j-l-stermer-seeks-new-young-adult-womens-fiction-clients

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