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Ms. Taylor Haggerty

Root Literary

Los Angeles, CA

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Twitter: tayhaggerty

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E-Mail: Yes

Online Form: No

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from Bollenz
Nov 22, 2022 9:17 pm

CNR. This agent's timeline indicates they generally don't respond unless it's a request. Reply rate 9%
from coolmom
Nov 19, 2022 9:15 pm

Email query 10/3/2022, 85k Commercial Fiction.
from blackhand
Nov 03, 2022 10:37 pm

Email Query: 11.3.22

YA Historical, 89k
from aecullum
Oct 08, 2022 9:42 am

@johannahgrace I had the same question and somebody messaged me to let me know you can now query multiple agents (obviously not at the same time)
from johannahgrace
Oct 07, 2022 7:18 pm

I wonder if Root recently changed their policy about querying multiple agents. When querying my previous novel last year I made a note to only query Root as a whole agency, but now their website says authors can do that or query multiple individual agents (successively). Some of the old guidelines are still on agents' Publisher's Marketplace pages, though.
from ALBNovelist
Sep 23, 2022 2:55 pm

CNR 109 days
103K historical fiction/romance
from brucesmom77
Sep 23, 2022 2:02 pm

This comes from their submissions page near the bottom: "Please note that if you haven't received a response within the quoted turnaround, it means we're passing on the project, as the volume of queries we receive has made it difficult to respond to everyone in a timely manner. (If you have queried an agent directly rather than the agency-at-large, this means you are also free to submit to another agent at Root Literary once the stated consideration window has passed.)"
from otherside
Sep 19, 2022 3:02 pm

EQ: 9/9/22
Nudge with offer of rep: 9/12/22
Kind step aside: 9/19/22

Adult rom-com 76k words
from aecullum
Sep 13, 2022 10:13 am

I can't quite figure out if we can query more than one agent at Root if the first declines. I think not because it says they pass it around internally regardless of which agent you specify. Does anyone have any more information?
from Mostamand
Sep 06, 2022 8:12 pm

from piperp
Sep 03, 2022 9:25 am

EQ 2/24/2022
CNR 09/03/2022
from kriskhaines
Aug 30, 2022 3:35 pm

EQ: 8/30/2022

Adult Fantasy Romance: 118k
from Tara725
Jul 22, 2022 3:59 pm

Email query: 7/22/22

Adult contemporary romance, 81k
from sophiakate
Jul 21, 2022 7:32 am

Email query 4/10/22
CNR 7/21/22 (102 days) - website says 3 months = cnr.
84k ya fantasy
from Sapphire_Demoness
Jun 15, 2022 11:30 am

Email query: 5/7/2022
90K adult contemporary romance

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