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Ms. Dara Hyde

Hill Nadell Literary Agency

6442 Santa Monica Blvd., Suite 200A

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 Roseppdle72
Aug 25, 2019 9:07 pm


EQ: 08/25/19

YA Fantasy 92k
from Patrick (admin)
Aug 14, 2019 11:02 am


Profile Update: New postal address.
from Utopiandreams
Jul 13, 2019 8:35 pm


EQ: 6/1/2019
Nudge w/offer: 7/1/19
CNR: 7/13/19
YA soft SF, 81k
from MandyMBallard
Jun 26, 2019 9:23 am


EQ: 5/1/19 (107k YA fantasy)
CNR: 6/26/19
from KristenH
Jun 23, 2019 2:27 pm


EQ 4/29/19 (Diplomatic Immunity)
ER 6/18/19 (Passed via nudge--not good fit)
from PSbookish
Apr 29, 2019 3:49 am


Sent a query as of 4/9/2019. Will update this when I get a response.

Genre: Dark Fantasy
Word Count: 66,000
from KristenH
Apr 20, 2019 2:17 pm


EQ 1/23/19 (Chain Reaction)
ER 4/9/19 (Passed--not good fit)
from merrygawain
Mar 05, 2019 1:46 pm


EQ 12/30/18 historical fantasy 175K
CNR 3/5/19
from LGV_AL
Feb 26, 2019 4:39 pm


EQ 1/28/19 literary mystery (96,800 words)
CNR 2/26/19
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 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.

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