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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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E-Mail: Closed

Online Form: Closed

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from Patrick (admin)
Jun 28, 2019 8:05 am


Profile Update: No longer listed on the agency website.
from vivienchase
Jun 10, 2019 9:41 am


EQ: 6/10 @ 10:30am
At 10:40am, he replied that he's not taking on new clients at this time. Useful info, so I thought I'd share!
from Wren28
May 26, 2019 10:40 am


I just got the following reply to my query:

'Thanks for the query. But I am not taking any new clients at this time. I wish you all the best. Bill Contardi'

So, I guess he is closed.
from swatithegeek
May 06, 2019 8:49 am


EQ: 05/06/19
ER, within minutes. LOL.

YA Romance, 82k
from InhisName
Apr 09, 2019 3:02 pm


This guy is quick. Rejection in minutes. Much appreciated, though; at least he has the courtesy to respond.
from JessicaRussakHoffman
Mar 31, 2019 8:55 pm


Queried out of curiosity because of the comments about his speedy rejection turnaround, and am laughing because I received a rejection exactly 7 minutes after sending the email! :-)
from Patrick (admin)
Mar 20, 2019 11:10 am


slyceej, Middle grade is listed on his website. You have to be careful with AgentQuery these days they haven't been as attentive with keeping their listings current.
from slyceej
Mar 20, 2019 10:32 am


3.20 Came up on my search for Middle Grade, but his AgentQuery says no Children's.
from cterlson
Mar 15, 2019 5:36 pm


EQ - 03/15/19
ER - 03/15/19

Took him two hours this time - I think he is slowing down :)
from bandofinsiders
Mar 06, 2019 4:38 pm


EQ - 3/6, rejection in under an hour
from shepowpotts
Feb 04, 2019 5:33 pm


EQ 2/04/19 30 minutes later
ER Thank you for your query. But this is not right for me. I wish you all the best. Bill Contardi
from KristenH
Jan 20, 2019 1:04 pm


EQ 1/18/19 (Diplomatic Immunity)--same day rejection (not right for him).
from greatpoobah
Jan 17, 2019 8:29 pm


Reject in less than an hour. Doubt he even read the complete query letter.
from Mouse_in_the_Cabinet
Jan 16, 2019 3:09 pm


Lightning fast rejection. It's neat that he looks them over so quickly. Middle-Grade (36,000 words).
from Buddrcup
Jan 16, 2019 12:33 pm


EQ: 1/16/19
ER: 1/16/19 (40 minutes. Someone's really on top of things there.)
57,000 word MG Contemporary Supernatural Mystery

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