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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 cwbuecheler
Today 8:27 pm


EQ: 10/17/18 - SF Space Opera, 103k words
from nairforceone
Today 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 SpinyFirx
Aug 18, 2018 12:25 pm


EQ: 8/18/2018 (Fantasy)
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
from brandonmc87
Feb 27, 2018 3:32 pm


EQ 2/8/18
ER 2/27/18 (form)

Adult Dark Fantasy 100k
from FalthoWitch
Feb 01, 2018 6:35 pm


EQ: 12/26/2017
ER: 02/01/2018

Thank you for thinking of Hill Nadell for your work. We read your query and pages with interest. While we admire the scope and ambition of your project, unfortunately we don’t think it is a good fit for our agency. We’re sorry the news isn’t better, but we wish you the very best of luck in finding the right home for your work.

YA Fantasy 83K
from LightofBeauty
Nov 20, 2017 5:31 pm


EQ: 11/5
ER: 11/20

Form rejection.

Dear ___

Thank you for thinking of Hill Nadell for your work (Title of Manuscript). We read your query and pages with interest. While we admire the scope and ambition of your project, unfortunately we don’t think it is a good fit for our agency. We’re sorry the news isn’t better, but we wish you the very best of luck in finding the right home for your work.

Best regards,

Kari
Assistant to Dara Hyde
from detroit70
Oct 18, 2017 2:45 pm


EQ: 10-6
from rdickens
Sep 08, 2017 9:44 am


EQ Memoir 9/1
form email rejection 9/8
from SaraCo
May 16, 2017 2:18 pm


EQ2/20/17
CNR 5/7/17
Form Rejection:5/16/17
from maveres
May 15, 2017 10:36 pm


EQ: 6/26/16
PR: 7/13/16
FR: 9/17/16
Nudge #1: 3/27/17
Nudge #2: 5/4/17

By #2, her assistant said the original nudge was lost and she is currently reading.

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