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Ms. Laurel Symonds

The Bent Agency

New York, NY



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Website: thebentagency.com

Twitter: LaurelSymonds

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from Patrick (admin)
Aug 01, 2021 4:48 pm


Profile Update: Closed to queries.
from bethanydw
Jul 27, 2021 10:45 am


Q 7/26/2021
from MargaretZ
Jul 13, 2021 7:46 am


Q 7/3/21
Form rejection 7/6/21
from suzel11
Jun 28, 2021 7:13 pm


EQ: 5/21/21
Resend (as per her guidelines): 6/21/21
Rejection: 6/28/21
from jbodwell
Jun 18, 2021 1:04 pm


Emailed query 6/18/2021
YA contemp. 56k
Automated email receipt: "Thank you for your query! I try to respond to all queries within two weeks; if you don't receive a response within a month, feel free to resend your query and indicate that you're sending it again."
from awendel01
Jun 17, 2021 7:02 pm


Email Query: 6/14/2021
Email Rejection: 6/17/2021
YA Urban Fantasy 110K. A very kind letter even though it was a form one.
from millenniummommy
May 26, 2021 6:52 am


She thanked me and respectfully passed. Agenting is subjective, and while she couldn't take on the project, another agent might feel differently.
from sdewitthall
May 21, 2021 10:53 am


EQ: 5/18/21 PB
Form rejection 5/20/21
from onlyvivek
May 17, 2021 12:41 am


Email Query 5/3/21
Email Rejection 5/10/21 Kind Response.
Children's Urban Fantasy Chapter Book.
from peachtree
Apr 27, 2021 1:46 pm


EQ: 4/20
ER: 4/26

Picture Book
from KathrynFaye007
Apr 22, 2021 8:58 pm


EQ: 19 April 2021
ER: 22 April 2021 (Form)

MG Graphic Novel Fantasy
from imthedecoy
Apr 09, 2021 5:18 am


Emailed first 10 pages of YA early April. Very form rejection a couple of days later.
from kira82
Mar 22, 2021 11:58 pm


EQ 14 MArch
ER 23 March
Rhyming PB
For rejection
from writinginfragments
Mar 08, 2021 7:36 pm


EQ 3/3/21
ER 3/8/21

Form Letter

YA Queer Thriller 76k
from RichelleRenae
Mar 05, 2021 3:55 pm


Email Query: 3/1/21
Rejected: 3/4/2021
YA Contemporary STEM/Music 65k

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