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Ms. Kari Sutherland

Bradford Literary Agency

5694 Mission Center Road # 347

San Diego, CA 92108

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from rivershadow654
Oct 10, 2018 1:21 am

EQ 8/13/18 *YA Fantasty/Adventure, 104K
CNR 10/09/18
from daizylublue
Oct 06, 2018 7:45 pm

@cbrooks31 Yes, nudged her on June 17, and sent her an additional MS in April. Still haven’t heard a thing. At least I’m not alone!


8/26: ER

Nice personalized note explaining what she liked and what she didn’t - which I appreciate. In the end, not enough plusses to offer representation.
from redpandabear
Oct 02, 2018 12:45 am

EQ: 7/14/18
ER: 10/1/18

YA Fantasy 101k
from milli505
Sep 15, 2018 6:42 pm

EQ: 7/2
PR: 9/15 (50p, sent same day)
YA Contemporary, 76k

I'd marked this as CNR, so this was a nice surprise!
from aalogan
Sep 07, 2018 9:16 am

#PitMad request EQ 9/7/18: 39k MG contemporary fantasy
from Mldtay
Aug 04, 2018 6:43 pm

EQ: 8/1/18 YA Fantasy 96K
from Hulagirl
Aug 01, 2018 12:47 pm

EQ: 8/1/18

Picture book - text, no illustrations.

from jldelozier
Aug 01, 2018 7:55 am

EQ: 5/23/18 73,000 word commercial. I'd previously queries Ms. LaPolla but did a closed, no response after 51 days. Hopefully it's not a faux pas to query another agent there. The website says you can, but you "must wait for a response from the first agent first." However, since according to QT stats, since those agents only respond 50% of the time, it's really tough to gauge.
ER: 8/1/18
from cbrooks31
Jun 29, 2018 9:58 am

@daizylublue i'm in the same boat... she might just be backed up. have you nudged her?
from bearmama
Jun 11, 2018 4:09 pm

EQ: April 9, 2018
ER (form): June 7

74,000 word YA Fantasy
from daizylublue
May 30, 2018 6:56 am

Was super pumped to get a request for more materials and information about what I other genres I write. That was last September, haven’t heard from her since :(.
from Zooks3
May 16, 2018 12:54 pm

3/24/18: EQ re: N&G
5/16/18: Form rejection
from Dreams32
Apr 17, 2018 4:14 pm

EQ: 1/09/18
ER: 4/17/18

YA contemporary, 70k
from Mananda9
Apr 13, 2018 3:06 pm

EQ: 4/13/18

YA Fantasy 83k
from MmmTomacco
Apr 06, 2018 6:03 pm

EQ 4/6 YA spec 88k

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