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Ms. Kathleen Ortiz

New Leaf Literary & Media

110 West 40th Street, Suite 2201

New York, NY 10018

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Twitter: KOrtizzle

AAR/AALA Member: Yes

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Online Form: Closed

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from wirdschonklappen
May 18, 2022 10:35 am

Publisher's Daily newsletter:

Kathleen Ortiz, formerly at New Leaf Literary & Media, has launched KO Media Management, a literary and media representation agency, and can be reached at

The website:

"We are currently closed to submissions, except by referral or via conference meetings. Please check back in Fall 2022 for more information on how to query."
from Patrick (admin)
Mar 15, 2022 5:05 pm

Profile Update: No longer listed on the agency website.
from TooMuchCoffeeMan
Oct 20, 2021 7:55 pm

CNR @ 53 days.
from MarthaJ22
Jul 18, 2021 4:14 pm

EQ 7/18/21 YA Magical Realism 95K
from MarthaJ22
Jul 18, 2021 4:14 pm

EQ 7/18/21 YA Magical Realism 95K
from MAnthony99
Dec 03, 2019 12:51 pm

EQ: 12/03/2019. Memoir.
from Angeliabailey1118
Jul 30, 2019 3:15 pm

EQ: 06/24/19
CNR: 7/30/19

Confirmation email states that if you do not receive a response within one month, it will be a pass from them. It's been 5 weeks for me, so I'm closing this one out.

YA Suspense 86k
from Zooks3
Jul 29, 2019 2:56 pm

7/29/19 - EQ re: TANCM - edgy YA - 75K
from lindsaywhat
Jul 16, 2019 10:50 am

EQ 7/16/19
YA spec fic 78k
from Catsamoa79
Jan 03, 2019 9:54 am

EQ: 11/6/18
CNR: 1/3/19
from Patrick (admin)
Sep 06, 2018 11:44 am

Thanks tharvey
from tharvey
Sep 06, 2018 11:17 am

Blog link is broken
from coffee_drinker4
Sep 24, 2017 12:16 am

EQ: 6/8
CNR: 9/24
from Boreas
Jul 08, 2017 5:52 pm

EQ: 4/19/17
CNR: 7/8/17

YA Action/Drama 107k
from PilotKelson1056
Aug 26, 2016 8:44 pm

EQ: 6/30

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