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Ms. Laurel Symonds

The Bent Agency

New York, NY



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Website: thebentagency.com

Twitter: LaurelSymonds

AAR Member: No

Accepts Queries Via...

Snail-Mail: No

E-Mail: Yes

Online Form: No

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from laurablackwell
Jan 20, 2020 7:17 pm


6-day form rejectin
YA supernatural SF
from msvintage
Jan 16, 2020 8:33 pm


1/11 NF PB
1/16 form R
from Caristra
Jan 12, 2020 8:57 pm


EQ: 1/2/2020
ER: 1/6/2020 form

YA fantasy
from ButtonEyez
Dec 17, 2019 5:50 pm


YA gothic horror/fairy tale retelling 52k
EQ: 12-7-19
Received e-mail confirmation of query that states she tries to respond to queries within 2 weeks, but if you don't hear from her within a month, to please resend query and indicate that you're sending it a second time.
ER: 12-17-19
from gfganz
Dec 10, 2019 4:44 pm


EQ: 12/1/19
ER: 12/9

MG Magical Realism - 43k
from slightlysmall
Nov 05, 2019 1:45 am


EQ: 10/15/19
Full Request: 10/21/19
Full Rejection: 11/4/19

All my interactions with her originally showed up in my spam folder.
from LUV4NA
Sep 30, 2019 7:25 pm


EQ: 9/20/19
ER: 9/30/19

YA Contemporary Fantasy 96k
from Patrick (admin)
Sep 23, 2019 11:09 am


Profile Update: Genres updated.
from lfDickerson33
Sep 09, 2019 11:47 pm


EQ:9/3/19
ER: 9/9/19 Form letter.
MG Fantasy 57K
from kdprudolph
Sep 04, 2019 10:38 am


EQ 7-8-2019
FR 7-18-2019
ER 9-3-2019 form

Upper MG Contemporary 43k
from ElysiaRM
Sep 02, 2019 7:38 pm


According to tweet Sep 2, 2019: "All queries responded to through 8/28 and requested MS through 8/12. Can't wait to send out new projects in the coming weeks!"
from ElysiaRM
Sep 02, 2019 7:07 pm


2019-08-27 - EQ
2019-09-02 - ER (form)

MG Contemporary, 50K
from Roseppdle72
Aug 19, 2019 8:15 pm


EQ: 08/06/19
ER: 08/19/19

YA Fantasy 91k
from SylvieGirl
Aug 12, 2019 9:18 pm


Email Query - 7/29/2019
Email Rejection 8/12/19


MG - HF - 36k
from m_elizabeth
Jul 23, 2019 6:30 am


EQ: 5/26/19
FR: 6/03/19
ER: 7/22/19 - form rejection. sigh.

YA Historical Fantasy, 103k

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