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Mr. Michael Burke

Barbara Bova Literary Agency

3951 Gulf Shore Blvd. No., PH1-B

Naples, FL 34103



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Website: www.barbarabovaliteraryagency.com/

AAR Member: No

Accepts Queries Via...

Snail-Mail: No

E-Mail: Yes

Online Form: No

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from eebnhab
Jun 15, 2017 2:56 pm


EQ: 6/15/17
Espionage Thriller 72K
from BillGinTexas
May 10, 2017 3:02 pm


05/10/2017 CNR
from BillGinTexas
Apr 04, 2017 3:46 pm


04/04/2017 nudge on Shofar
from DW_Bailey
Feb 06, 2017 8:37 am


EQ: 3rd Jan 2017
EQ withdrawn 6th Feb 2017.
Felt like talking to tumbleweed Central.
from billjohnson94501
Sep 06, 2016 2:27 pm


Only queries through Outlook link to their website.
from fornickels
Mar 23, 2016 11:00 am


EQ: 3/23/16
from KristenH
Mar 07, 2016 4:17 pm


On 1/22/16, I queried Michael with Chain Reaction. After two weeks went by with a nudge, it's CNR. I'll try him this spring with Venom.
from 484query
Feb 04, 2016 10:01 am


Does not accept simultaneous submissions...strange.
from MarylandWriter
Dec 18, 2015 1:28 pm


Does anyone know who this guy represents? Their website has practically no information on it.
from GoldenEagle
Oct 22, 2015 11:19 am


07/14/2015
CNR 10/22/2015

65k crossover paranormal thriller
from Dragonman
Jan 07, 2015 10:56 pm


EQ 01/07
ER 01/07

SF, 83k
from newbie1
Aug 17, 2014 10:06 pm


EQ 08/15
ER 08/17

Sci-fi thriller

Sent to slushpile@yahoo.com (as specified on their website), addressed to Michael.
from vickibbell
Jul 10, 2014 6:28 pm


If you go to the agency's website and click on the agent it will give you an actual email address.
from jscreative
Feb 19, 2014 7:38 am


EQ 2/18/14
ER 2/19/14

Unfortunately, we are going to have to pass on your project, but thank you for giving us the opportunity to review your work.

All best,
BBLA

At least it was quick
from donnabarker
Sep 23, 2013 4:38 pm


Recent Sales (as of April 2013)
Sold 24 titles in the last year.
The Green Trap and The Aftermath, by Ben Bova
Empire and a War of Gifts, by Orson Scott Card
Radioman, by Carol E. Hipperson.

Obtains most new clients through recommendations from others.
Current Handles: nonfiction books 20%, fiction 80%
Number of clients: 30

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