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Ms. Martha Millard

Sterling Lord Literistic

115 Broadway, Suite 1602

New York, NY 10006



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Website: sll.com

AAR Member: Yes

Accepts Queries Via...

Snail-Mail: Yes

E-Mail: Yes

Online Form: No

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from sp00ky
Aug 03, 2017 5:34 pm


EQ: 8/02
ER: 8/03 (from an intern)
from DinaHaynes
Apr 20, 2017 2:11 pm


EQ: 4/20/2017

Contemporary Ro 85K
from Patrick (admin)
Mar 28, 2017 5:40 pm


stargrey, her AAR profile (Association of Author's Representatives) does say she accepts email queries. You can find the link on the "Main" tab.
from stargrey
Mar 26, 2017 2:24 pm


This is marked as email queries, but they only accept mail at this agency.
from mbowman
Jan 21, 2017 7:42 am


They have two new agents apparently--Brian Egan and Nell Pierce.

Also, the agency does not take email queries.
from Bastet
Jan 10, 2017 7:18 pm


Q (Snail-mail): 1/10/17
YA Contemporary Fantasy
from ksm100
Nov 02, 2016 11:24 am


Agency does not take unsolicited email queries
from Catsamoa79
Oct 04, 2016 11:03 am


EQ: 6/17/16
CNR: 10/4/16
from karenleespree
Sep 27, 2016 9:45 am


This is on their website "We do not respond to unsolicited e-mail inquiries." EQ: 7/01/16 CNR: 9/27/16
from tdubphyz
Aug 27, 2016 12:06 pm


EQ: 8/26
ER: 8/27 (quick and polite)

lit fic, 81k
from Dragon7669
Aug 26, 2016 7:24 am


5/30/16 Snail mailed query packet.
8/22/16 FR via email from assistant Nell Pierce. (email to confirm receipt shortly afterward)

90K Sci-Fi
from Patrick (admin)
Jul 07, 2016 8:36 am


Profile Update: New postal address.
from qwertyman
Jul 05, 2016 3:47 pm


EQ: 7/5. Received an "Automatic reply" minutes later, but it was empty. Not sure what's up with that.
from Patrick (admin)
Jun 15, 2016 10:45 am


Profile Update: New email address.

(Thanks southernfriedauthor)
from southernfriedauthor
Jun 12, 2016 12:44 pm


EQ 6/12/2016
YA apoc suspense/thriller 74K words

The Sterling Lord submission guidelines say they only accept paper queries. However, Martha's AAR webpage states under the Queries section:
Email queries to . . .
martha@sll.com
Submission guidelines
Reply to emailed queries only if interested.

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