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Ms. Sarah LaPolla

Bradford Literary Agency

New York, NY

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Twitter: sarahlapolla

AAR Member: Yes

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Online Form: Closed

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from Patrick (admin)
Apr 15, 2019 3:21 am

Profile Update: Closed to queries.
from Charlydaws
Apr 04, 2019 8:57 am

EQ: 4/4/2019

MG Fantasy (46,000 words)
from CMon01
Mar 28, 2019 12:45 pm

EQ: 3/07/19

65k YA Retelling
Mar 26, 2019 8:14 am

From Bradford website:
As of April 15, Sarah is not accepting unsolicited queries. She will remain open to submissions requested from conferences, online pitch events, and contests, as well as previously requested revisions and official referrals. All unsolicited queries received after April 15 will be deleted unread. Thank you for your patience and understanding!
from TangoTango
Mar 22, 2019 2:22 pm

EQ: Feb 7
ER: March 22
YA Contemp
from RebC123
Mar 12, 2019 7:51 pm

EQ: 3/13

YA Fantasy at 60K
from BioGrimm15
Mar 08, 2019 4:17 pm

EQ 1-17-19
ER 3-3-19
YA Horror 68K
from Jeanetto
Feb 24, 2019 10:02 am

EQ: 2/10/19
MG sci fi 79000
2/13/19 nudged her with an offer of publication because their website says to do so.
2/15: ER with a personal note. So I signed with a small publisher, and I'm out of the querying trenches!
from GabeJSz
Feb 12, 2019 3:07 pm

EQ: 1/26/19
ER: 2/12/19
YA Sci-fi, 82K

p.s.: I have sources that indicate YA sci-fi has not been selling w/Big Five. Nevertheless--sally forth!!!
from benalvord
Feb 06, 2019 4:57 pm

EQ: 2/6/19
75K YA Urban Fantasy
from janegilmorewrites
Feb 06, 2019 12:17 pm

Women's Fiction 97k words
EQ: 1/8/19
Full Request: 1/25/19

Very nice in email, said she hoped to get back to me in 6-8 weeks.
from Buddrcup
Jan 16, 2019 11:19 am

EQ: 1/16/19
57,000 word MG Contemporary Supernatural Mystery
from davidsmcwilliams
Dec 21, 2018 7:34 pm

EQ 11/30/18
ER 12/21/18

58k sci-fi mystery
from kdprudolph
Dec 19, 2018 8:46 am

EQ 11-20-2018
ER 12-19-2018


MG contemporary 50k
from JVision88
Dec 18, 2018 3:01 pm

EQ: 11/18
ER: 12/17


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