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Ms. Sarah LaPolla

Bradford Literary Agency

New York, NY



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Website: bradfordlit.com/

Blog: glasscasesblog.wordpress.com

Twitter: sarahlapolla

AAR Member: Yes

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Online Form: Closed

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from Bethany_M
Jul 27, 2017 2:09 pm


EQ: 9/6/2016
FR: 9/22/2016
R&R: 11/14/2016
Returned: 06/12/2017
Offer: 07/27/2017
from karenleespree
Jul 22, 2017 11:21 am


EQ: 6/26 YA
ER: 7/17 form.
from maitley79
Jul 21, 2017 7:35 am


EQ: 6/29/17 (MG Contemporary)
ER (Form): 7/20/17
from AlexandraAlizzi
Jul 20, 2017 2:05 pm


EQ: 6/29/17
ER: 7/20/17

YA Sci-Fi 98K
from JLL0032
Jul 06, 2017 4:29 pm


EQ: 4/26/17 #DVpit request
Full request 4/27/17!!!
ER: 7/6/17

Adult Urban Fantasy 91K

Lovely rejection, but my writing wasn't strong enough. Back to the drawing board with this one, I'm afraid...
from PerrinBirk
Jul 06, 2017 12:34 pm


6/12/17 EQ: 94K Adult Contemp. Urban Fantasy

7/6/17 ER: She strongly encouraged me to keep submitting to other agents to find "someone who will be an enthusiastic champion for you and your work."
from Patrick (admin)
Jul 01, 2017 8:57 am


Profile Update: Closed to queries.

(Thanks LizziWolf)
from LizziWolf
Jul 01, 2017 8:24 am


7/1/2017: From agency web site: **Sarah will be closed to queries from July 1 – October 1. Any query sent during that time will be deleted unread. Thank you for understanding, and she’ll look forward to seeing your queries again in October!**
from jsdama
Jun 30, 2017 2:07 pm


EQ: 6/9/17
Form Reject: 6/30/17

Adult military space opera 121k
from tennisplayernw
Jun 30, 2017 9:40 am


EQ: 6/6/17
Form Letter Rejection: 6/30/17
from flyteitout
Jun 29, 2017 7:36 pm


EQ: 6/28

Space Opera 72K
from karenleespree
Jun 26, 2017 2:23 pm


EQ: 6/26 YA suspense. 68K

Sarah's closing to Queries in July for a time. I FORGOT the synopsis! Yikes. Suppose I'll wait until she asks. o.O
I resent the whole package right after. Gotta stay on your toes!
from JaeStories
Jun 13, 2017 3:56 pm


[76k YA Sci-fi]
5/20: EQ with first chapter and synopsis.
6/13: ER, form.
from turtlefairy1
Jun 06, 2017 5:53 pm


She'll be closing to queries July 1st

https://twitter.com/sarahlapolla/status/872114520847769602
from France51
May 23, 2017 2:11 pm


Rejection, well phrased. Still rejection

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