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Ms. Dara Hyde

Hill Nadell Literary Agency

6442 Santa Monica Blvd., Suite 201

Los Angeles, CA 90038



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Website: www.hillnadell.com

Twitter: dzhyde

AAR Member: No

Accepts Queries Via...

Snail-Mail: Yes

E-Mail: Yes

Online Form: No

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from IFermont
Jan 13, 2019 11:45 am


EQ 11/18/2018
CNR 01/13/2018

sci-fi/mystery
from KristenH
Jan 12, 2019 7:01 am


EQ 9/12/18 (Venom)
CNR 1/4/19 (No word via nudges)
Update: ER 1/9/19 (Passed--not good fit)
from LonWheels
Jan 10, 2019 4:51 pm


Agency's guidelines are contradictory. The 1st paragraphs requests 5-10 pp., then lower down, requests only 5 for fiction.
from Catsamoa79
Jan 03, 2019 9:53 am


EQ: 9/24/18
CNR: 1/3/19
from merrygawain
Dec 30, 2018 2:31 pm


EQ 12/30/18 historical fantasy
from aalogan
Dec 18, 2018 8:53 pm


EQ 11/26/18 70k literary fairy tale retelling
12/12/18 Nudged with offer of rep from another agent
12/18/18 Step-aside
from shockvaluecola
Nov 01, 2018 4:37 pm


EQ 7/30/18
CNR 9/2/18
ER 11/1/18

Apologized for long wait, otherwise appeared to be a form letter. Addressed from Dara Hyde's assistant. Seems she's getting around to a query backlog.
from t_amcdonald
Oct 29, 2018 7:06 am


EQ 07/26/2018
CNR 10/25/2018

Fantasy
from cwbuecheler
Oct 17, 2018 8:27 pm


EQ: 10/17/18 - SF Space Opera, 103k words
from nairforceone
Oct 17, 2018 11:27 am


EQ: 9/12/18
CNR: 10/17/18
80k Sci-Fi Humor
from BruceElliot
Sep 12, 2018 1:50 pm


She requested 50 pages but ultimately passed because she didn't feel strongly enough about the characters. The setting is southeastern Louisiana. Characters are creole and Italian-American. The novel's current title is A Toy in Blood.
from Catsamoa79
Jul 26, 2018 6:07 pm


EQ: 5/28/18
ER: 7/26/18
Form letter, same as in comments below
from jaymeinman
Jun 18, 2018 11:33 am


EQ: 1/19/18
ER: 1/30/18
from jaymeinman
May 30, 2018 12:44 pm


EQ: 1/19/18
ER: 1/30/18
from bevjack1
Apr 30, 2018 3:09 pm


4/30/18 EQ + 10 Lit Fic 74K

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