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Ms. Laura Biagi

Jean V. Naggar Literary Agency

216 East 75th Street

New York, NY 10021



Website: www.jvnla.com/

Twitter: LauraJBiagi

AAR Member: Yes

Accepts Queries Via...

Snail-Mail: No

E-Mail: No

Online Form: Yes

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from KristenH
Nov 22, 2016 4:00 pm


EQ 10/12/16 (Requery Venom)
ER 11/21/16 (Passed from nudge--if no word in a month, it's a pass.) I'll try Alice with Venom in January 2017.
from CarolBlondette
Nov 21, 2016 2:03 pm


EQ via Form: 11/18/16
Contemporary YA
from breannerandall
Nov 18, 2016 11:02 am


EQ: 10/13
Nudge: 11/17
FR: 11/18

89K YA
from Jwrite
Nov 09, 2016 1:33 pm


Query: 11/9/16 via online submission form

YA Paranormal Fantasy 86K
from klgreer
Nov 05, 2016 8:08 pm


EQ 11/5
118K fantasy
from neener
Oct 12, 2016 8:56 pm


9/3 EQ
9/7PR
10/12 FR

So far all communication has basically been form emails. I'm excited to be upgraded to a full though! Always a nice feeling, no matter what happens.
from isinglass
Oct 12, 2016 6:44 pm


I hope this was the right thing to do, but I just lifted my teaser paragraph out of my usual query letter.
from AlexKwriter
Oct 12, 2016 1:00 pm


Question about Ms. Biagi's submission process: The online form asks you to paste a summary of your work. Is this the teaser summary found in your query (without the ending) or the synopsis (with the ending)? I assumed it was the former, but the character limit seemed quite large for that. Could I get feedback from those of you who have submitted? Thanks!
from Patchi
Oct 03, 2016 5:18 pm


query 3/9/16 CNR
#PitchAmerica 08/30/16 full request
sent 9/4/16
confirmed receipt 9/6/16
R 10/03/16 didn't love it

YA fantasy
from jordanmgreen
Sep 06, 2016 2:42 pm


EQ: 7/1/16
CNR: 9/6/16
from gowiththeflow
Sep 04, 2016 6:17 pm


EQ: 2/25
PR: 9/1 (She requested an exclusive. I don't ever grant exclusives. Not advantageous for authors, only for agents.)
I let her know on 9/3 that I've shelved that book and an getting ready to query a new project.

YA fantasy
from Catsamoa79
Aug 31, 2016 10:43 am


EQ: 4/22/16
CNR: 8/31/16
from Indy18
Aug 26, 2016 8:17 am


Thanks for all the encouraging words. I needed them (and a drink). It helps to have others in the trenches. I'm cheering you all on too!

And, kind personal rejection. :(
from PaigeTurner
Aug 12, 2016 3:52 pm


Jencarpy,

I've never received an auto-response confirmation from this agency using their form query process. I'm not quite sure whether they have an auto-reply or not. I do know however that they don't always send an ER. CNRs are much more common with this agency, unless you participate in some Pitmad or Twitter event or some sort.
from Jencarpy
Aug 11, 2016 8:59 am


I queried through the form on Jun 9th and haven't heard anything back.
I also never received a confirmation that it was received? Does that usually come through? Wondering if maybe there was something not done properly....I haven't received a rejection or a confirmation that it was received.

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