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Ms. Laura Bradford

Bradford Literary Agency

5694 Mission Center Road # 347

San Diego, CA 92108

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Twitter: bradfordlit

AAR Member: Yes

Accepts Queries Via...

Snail-Mail: No

E-Mail: Yes

Online Form: No

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from mhknecht12
Oct 08, 2020 7:04 am

PitMad Request 9/3/2020 query+synopsis+30 pages
sent 9/4/2020
ER: 10/8/2020 form

YA science fantasy 75k
from MandyMBallard
Sep 30, 2020 1:46 pm

EQ: 9/30
Confirmation of receipt (stating 6-8 week turnaround): 9/30

90k YA fantasy
from VictoriaJayne
Sep 29, 2020 10:40 pm

9/3/20: EQ
9/29/20: Form Rejection

"after careful review, we have decided to pass on this submission. This industry is incredibly subjective, and there are many agencies out there with many different tastes. It is for this reason that we strongly encourage you to keep submitting elsewhere, in the hopes of finding an agent who will be an enthusiastic champion for you and your work."

65K Contemporary Romance - Motorcycle Club Romance - First in Series
from Cherylking
Sep 01, 2020 9:18 pm

9/1/2020: EQ sent

YA hist fic 65k

*Open to queries as of today, per Twitter
from Patrick (admin)
Sep 01, 2020 9:18 pm

Profile Update: Open to queries.

Thanks mhknecht12
from mhknecht12
Sep 01, 2020 6:10 pm

She's open to queries as of 9/1/2020:
from notsonewbie
Apr 16, 2020 6:19 am

2/11: PitchWars Full Request
4/16: ER
from Patrick (admin)
Apr 01, 2020 1:35 pm

Profile Update: Closed to queries.
from LaurenRoseWriter
Mar 24, 2020 9:16 pm

Paranormal Romance
EQ: 16/02/2020
ER: 24/03/2020
Generic email rejection - the same exact wording sent by another agent...
from TPreece
Mar 20, 2020 2:37 pm

EQ 2/17/2020 YA Contemporary 72K
ER 3/20/2020
from howlsmovingcastle
Mar 20, 2020 1:09 pm

EQ: 2/18/2020
ER (form): 3/20/2020
from jennadevillier
Mar 13, 2020 3:00 pm

EQ: 2/11
ER: 3/13

79k YA fantasy
from SonjaDB
Mar 06, 2020 2:38 pm

On the website on 3/6/2020: ***Please note that Natalie is currently CLOSED to queries and Jen will be CLOSED after February 14th, 2020. Natalie is open for queries by referral only. All unsolicited queries sent during this time will be deleted unread. In addition, any queries sent to Laura or Natalie’s personal emails will also be deleted unread.
from howlsmovingcastle
Mar 05, 2020 10:50 pm

e-mail query: 2/18
Received auto-reply: "Your submission has been received. Please allow up to 6 to 8 weeks for a
from sarahadler
Feb 25, 2020 6:34 pm

EQ: 2/3/20
ER: 2/25/20 (form)

97k women's fiction

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