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Mr. Bill Contardi

Brandt & Hochman Literary Agents, Inc.

1501 Broadway, Suite 2310

New York, NY 10036



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Website: brandthochman.com

AAR Member: Yes

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Snail-Mail: No

E-Mail: Yes

Online Form: No

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from kdprudolph
Dec 13, 2018 10:00 am


EQ: 12/13/18
ER: 12/13/18

Upper MG contemporary mystery 50K

Lightning fast rejection, which seems to be his style. I'm good with that - rip the band-aid off!
from Caitlinchristine
Nov 24, 2018 7:55 am


EQ 11/16

I seem to have been skipped! :/
from WhatAWriter
Oct 31, 2018 3:33 pm


Trick or Treat
EQ: 10/31/2018, literary thriller
ER: 10/31/2018 (about 60 seconds later)

Yes, he's quick.
from AletheaStauron
Oct 16, 2018 4:55 pm


10/03 query sent
10/04 form rejection
Sci fi, suspense, 145k

Glad he was quick.
from Risa97
Oct 16, 2018 3:59 pm


EQ - 10/16/18
ER - 10/16/18

YA 110K
from munchi5gal
Sep 24, 2018 5:22 pm


Weird... I queried on 9/10 and I haven't heard anything at all. :/
from KIKIKIKI
Sep 24, 2018 2:30 pm


:D Gotta love his speedy responses !
from EZippermeyer
Sep 24, 2018 1:24 pm


Rejected two hours later. Ugh. I do appreciate a response, but it still feels icky.
from askjudyww
Sep 23, 2018 9:52 pm


27k MG Historical
EQ: 9/2
Full MS Request/Author Bio/Brief Synopsis: 90 minutes later.
I sent the requested materials to him on 9/3.
ER: 9/23 with personal note.
from andyg452
Aug 27, 2018 4:12 pm


47k MG fantasy
EQ: Aug 27
ER: Same day
Thank you for the query. But this is not right for me. I wish you all the best. Bill Contardi
from abbyrosebeck
Aug 25, 2018 6:50 pm


146k Contemporary YA
EQ: August 22
ER: August 23
Short and blunt
from Watchdog
Aug 10, 2018 10:13 am


EQ 7/20
ER 7/20, about two and a half hours later

YA Contemporary, 63K
from stephpeterson
Jul 23, 2018 12:43 pm


EQ 7/23
ER- six minutes later.
At least he's fast.
from TexasFilly
Jul 10, 2018 12:14 am


His rejection was so nice. A small but great critique, which helped a lot!!!!!!!
from GatNyg
Jun 07, 2018 8:13 pm


EQ 6/7/18
YA contemporary.

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