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Ms. Thao Le

Sandra Dijkstra Literary Agency

1155 Camino Del Mar, PMB 515

Del Mar, CA 92014



Twitter: ThaoLe8

AAR Member: No

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from scbraswell
Yesterday 6:17 pm

FQ: 03/26/20
FRej: 07/06/20

YA/NA Fantasy 78k words
from Analisa
Yesterday 1:34 am

FQ: 03/16/2020
ER: 07/06/2020

120k Epic Fantasy
from stafocker
Jul 04, 2020 11:56 pm

QF - 7/4/20 - GN 32000
from SeafoamDreams
Jun 26, 2020 6:52 pm

Per her twitter:
In light of these recent diversity reports and taking a long hard look at my list and where I fit in the publishing industry, I've decided I will be indefinitely closed to general submissions except for projects by BIPOC creators. #QueryStatus
from RedOryx
Jun 26, 2020 6:34 pm

FQ 2/10/2020
CNR 4/17/2020
FR(!) 6/4/2020 (sent same day)
Rejection 6/26/2020. But she did recommend I query one of her colleagues so that's promising.

Contemporary romance 81K
from PrincessAmps
Jun 25, 2020 8:24 am

I've seen a few comments where people have nudged her and gotten a response. Is there a certain etiquette to this? And how long have you waited before doing this?
from acolvin09
Jun 24, 2020 9:42 am

FQ: 3/10
111,150 words, adult SFF

4/17 - nudged on FQ

FR: 6/3/20
"Thank you for giving me the opportunity to consider XXX. I'm sorry to say that while there was a lot of creativity here, I didn't connect with the story in the way that I needed to in order to be the right agent to champion this work. As you know, these decisions are largely subjective and another agent or editor may have an opinion completely different from mine. Thank you again for thinking of me and best of luck with your future queries."
from howlsmovingcastle
Jun 12, 2020 4:14 pm

Query: 2/14/2020 KissPitch request
nudged 4/24/2020
FR: 4/24/2020, sent next day
Nudged with offer of rep 6/5/2020
Very kind pass! 6/12/2020

Contemporary adult romance, own voices
from ChrystalS
Jun 04, 2020 5:43 pm

2-10-2020 : Form Query
5-4-2020: Little nudge from me and a quick reply for the full from Ms. Le!
6-4-202 : Pass

Fingers crossed b/c I think she's an AMAZING agent!

YA Fantasy (Dutch infl)

Bummer, another pass on a request from her. Soooooomedayyyy lol
from scbraswell
Jun 02, 2020 7:31 pm

FQ: 03/26/20
CNR: 06/02/20

YA/NA Fantasy 78k words
from juliatomiak
May 21, 2020 6:16 am

EQ (form) 3/10/2020
Nudged on 5/20/20
ER (polite form) 5/20/20

YA Con 70k words
from Jon_Peto
May 16, 2020 7:05 am

QM: 2/22/20
R: 5/14/20

YA Fantasy 80K

"I'm sorry to say that while there was a lot of creativity here, I didn't connect with the story in the way that I needed to in order to be the right agent to champion this work."
from cwbuecheler
May 13, 2020 8:25 pm

QM: 2/25/20
Nudged 5/13/20 mostly because the Query Manager entry was still open and I figured why not before CNR? Pleasant form rejection like twenty minutes later. :)

Contemporary Fantasy, 93k Words
from aloopratha
May 12, 2020 7:28 pm

EQ: March 7 /2020
Nudge (mentioned I had a revised version): May 8 /2020
ER: May 12 /2020 (66 days out)

Mentioned in her response that I could query her with revised version when she reopens in June/July.

YA paranormal
from Blythe
May 06, 2020 4:41 pm

Full Request sent: 5-6-2020

YA Historical, 103k

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