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Ms. Thao Le

Sandra Dijkstra Literary Agency

1155 Camino Del Mar, PMB 515

Del Mar, CA 92014



Twitter: ThaoLe8

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from Patrick (admin)
May 14, 2018 12:12 pm

Profile Update: Closed to queries.

(Thanks spounds85)
from spounds85
May 14, 2018 11:23 am

Website says she's closed until June 18th
from aalogan
May 10, 2018 9:30 pm

Online form: 5/10/18 39k MG contemporary fantasy. Rcvd auto-confirmation.
from redpandabear
May 10, 2018 7:57 pm

FQ: 5/10/18

YA Fantasy 91k
from Thulsa_doom
May 03, 2018 7:13 pm

EQ: 26 MAR

No response to query. Fantasy alt-historical 95k
from cavalcar
May 03, 2018 1:06 pm

EQ: 3/26
FR: 3/28
Full sent: 3/30
Offer of rep: 4/20
Signed with her!

I'm SO happy, guys. She's always been a dream agent. She was so professional on the phone and I knew right away that her vision for my book and my career matched mine. Thank you, QueryTracker community! You were always so supportive. Don't lose hope in the query trenches. This is a long, sometimes disheartening journey, but in the end you'll succeed!

YA Contemporary Romance!
from agreeable
May 01, 2018 3:50 pm

Thanks, thulsa_doom. I got a #DVPit request from another agent at the firm but if I could only query one, I wanted to make sure I chose the right one!
from gckatz
May 01, 2018 12:57 pm

Signed me for my first book, sold it in a bad deal, and then dropped me when she didn't like my second book (which she didn't read all the way through). Query at your own risk.
from ChelseaCallahan
Apr 30, 2018 8:48 pm

Queried 4/17/2018
from Thulsa_doom
Apr 28, 2018 7:07 pm

It’s only a “submit to one at a time”. If Thao hasn’t gotten back to you in 12 weeks, you can query another.
from agreeable
Apr 28, 2018 12:39 pm

Is this a "no from one of us = a no from all of us" agency? It's not clear from their website.

From the website: Please review our agents' profiles (on our Meet the Agents page) to select the agent for whom your project is most appropriate, and send it to her attention. Make your submission to only one agent at our agency.

It doesn't specifically preclude from re-submitting to another agent, but also doesn't make it clear that's ok. Does anyone know?
from Cashwinne
Apr 26, 2018 9:34 pm

FQ: 4/26/18

80k YA Urban Fantasy
from Hyland
Apr 25, 2018 12:36 pm

FQ: 4/9/18
from sgduong
Apr 20, 2018 11:12 am

I emailed my query to Jennifer Kim on 4/6/18 and she shared my query with Thao. Unfortunately, it was a rejection, but it was personalized and super kind (the KINDEST personalized rejection I've ever received). I highly recommend both agents (though Thao has a very full YA fantasy list. Best of luck! :)
from Thulsa_doom
Apr 14, 2018 8:11 am

@sgduong, this is delightful!

I agree that it may be just timing, a lot of YA Fantasy was acquired recently, and still being acquired, so this is not at all a bad rejection...

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