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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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Snail-Mail: No

E-Mail: Yes

Online Form: No

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from success73
Oct 18, 2018 9:15 am

86K YA

EQ 10/18/18
from nairforceone
Oct 04, 2018 8:52 am

EQ: 9/4/18
ER: 10/4/18

80k Sci-Fi Humor
from munchi5gal
Sep 27, 2018 10:33 am

Tweeted today: "Writers: I've answered all queries sent before 9/4 & requested mss before 6/20 - I'm aware I'm behind & appreciate your patience. Clients are priority, but I'll get back to your submissions soon!"
from batsojopo
Sep 17, 2018 2:35 pm

EQ: 9/17/2018

Literary/historical fiction
from Risa97
Sep 13, 2018 10:00 am

EQ - 9/13/18

YA 110K
from askjudyww
Sep 09, 2018 4:18 pm

SF 140K
EQ: 9/07
from thomaskyd
Sep 09, 2018 3:13 pm

EQ: 9/9/18

Urban Fantasy
from Patrick (admin)
Sep 04, 2018 7:04 am

Profile Update: Open to queries.

from thewhipslip
Sep 03, 2018 5:39 pm

EQ: 7/8/2018
ER: 8/24/2018 (form)

YA Fantasy, 67K
from aalogan
Aug 30, 2018 5:57 pm

EQ 7/31/18 39k MG contemporary fantasy
ER 8/30/18
from Nycteris
Aug 24, 2018 5:05 pm

EQ - 8 July 2018
ER - 24 Aug 2018

(But I'd already found rep elsewhere and forgotten all about querying her.)
from zarahruth
Aug 16, 2018 3:12 am

For the sake of everyone monitoring their query to Sarah throughout July:

08/13 nudged following an Offer of Representation from another agent
08/16 nice rejection, saying she could see why another agent offered rep but it wasn't for her. Congratulated me on the offer and wished luck for the future.
from Patrick (admin)
Aug 01, 2018 10:14 am

Profile Update: Closed to queries.

from bwernicke
Jul 23, 2018 12:13 pm

EQ: 5/18
ER: 7/23 (form)
from arianatownsend
Jul 19, 2018 1:10 am

@Patrick you lifesaver, you!!! Thanks for the clarification!

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