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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

AAR Member: No

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Snail-Mail: No

E-Mail: Yes

Online Form: No

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from Dayria
Sep 17, 2020 11:48 pm


CNR after 31 days

90k YA fiction
from giannifranco
Jul 13, 2020 11:41 am


comm fiction 07/13/2020
from Catsamoa79
Jun 23, 2020 10:42 am


EQ: 4/24/20
CNR: 6/23/20
from KristenH
Mar 21, 2020 3:36 pm


EQ 1/9/20 (2nd/Final Requery Venom-adult thriller)
CNR 3/20/20 (No word via nudges)
from cassienova
Mar 21, 2019 3:49 pm


sent email Q w 5 pages 3/21
from lucvors
Mar 16, 2019 7:23 pm


*Upmarket*
from cldekanter
Mar 14, 2019 4:57 pm


Automatic response email to confirm receipt of query: "If you don't hear from us within one month, it means that we will be passing on your work."
from Windmo
Nov 04, 2018 10:23 am


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!
ER: 11/04/18 A pass, but with some very encouraging words. I knew this was a long shot from the beginning, as she's not taking fiction right now and I came via referral. I want to frame this rejection and put it on the wall--she really had awesome things to say :)
from success73
Oct 18, 2018 4:28 pm


EQ 10/18/18

YA 86K
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

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