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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 Varsha
Nov 28, 2021 7:37 pm


Queried 26/10/21
Form Rejection 09/11/21

MG Novel in Verse
from Patrick (admin)
Nov 25, 2021 12:13 pm


Profile Update: Closed to queries.
from SecretCat
Nov 12, 2021 7:29 pm


11/12/2021: Query

#DVpit YA Horror 75k
from MOwriter
Nov 11, 2021 11:12 pm


Query 11/05/21
Form Rejection 11/11/21

YA Contemporary, 76k
from GinaBMonroe
Nov 08, 2021 5:53 pm


EQ 11/2/21
Autoreply on receipt of query that stated thank you and that she tries to respond to queries within 2 weeks.
Form Rejection 11/8/21

YA Contemporary Fantasy, 81k
from jennadevillier
Nov 04, 2021 10:00 pm


EQ: 10/17
ER: 11/4

89k YA fantasy
from ghostwrighter
Oct 30, 2021 10:48 am


Query sent by email 10/24/21
Pleasant form rejection received 10/28/21

560-word NF PB requested based on pitch
from cakeforall
Oct 30, 2021 1:28 am


query: 10/24
rej: 10/29

ya con 72K
from roxananourishad
Oct 26, 2021 10:38 am


mswl query: oct 17
rej oct 26
form

84k contemp fantasy
from kristincortner
Oct 26, 2021 7:10 am


EQ: 10/15/21
FR: 10/25/21

Very nice form rejection for 93k YA Fantasy.
from robinkmoore
Oct 01, 2021 12:32 am


For picture books, graphic novels, and other illustrated work, I am seeking clients who are both authors and illustrators. My tastes are diverse, ranging from sophisticated to quirky to gently humorous. I am interested in art in all mediums, but especially appreciate a smart use of color and perspective.

I also represent select nonfiction for children and young adults, especially projects about STEM or history with age-appropriate hooks and series potential.
from Patrick (admin)
Sep 27, 2021 12:02 pm


Profile Update: Open to queries.

Thanks LIMAMA1956
from LIMAMA1956
Sep 27, 2021 11:25 am


Now open per Twitter
from Katydidnt
Aug 06, 2021 12:41 pm


EQ: 7/22/2021
Full request: 8/5/2021, sent 8/6/2021
Confirmed receipt upon receiving the full, very appreciative.

80k YA Fantasy
from Patrick (admin)
Aug 01, 2021 4:48 pm


Profile Update: Closed to queries.

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