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Ms. Martha Millard

Sterling Lord Literistic

115 Broadway, Suite 1602

New York, NY 10006


AAR Member: Yes

Accepts Queries Via...

Snail-Mail: Yes

E-Mail: No

Online Form: Yes

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from Patrick (admin)
Apr 20, 2018 5:51 pm

Thanks aus10phile
from aus10phile
Apr 17, 2018 9:05 am

Looks like her agency now has an online form for submissions that you can use in addition to snail mail.
from KristenH
Mar 27, 2018 4:17 pm

SQ 3/13/18 (Venom)
SR 3/27/18 (Passed--not for her.)
from Patrick (admin)
Jan 04, 2018 10:49 am

sarahhawley, I received an email from Ms. Millard in November of 2017 stating that she was not accepting queries via email.
from 306sefira
Jan 02, 2018 11:30 am

EQ: 11/27/17
Full Request: 12/5/17
103K Adult Fantasy
Update: 1/3/17 She had said it might take "a week to ten days to read". I thought that was kind of an unreasonable expectation to set, but I haven't heard anything. Was nice to get the full request, but now just waiting.
from sarahh
Dec 29, 2017 6:37 pm

I see on AAR that she accepts email queries--can anyone confirm? Did you include the synopsis and first three chapters, as the SLL site suggests for snail mail?
from LightofBeauty
Oct 24, 2017 10:11 am

EQ: 10/23
ER: 10/24

Not sure if it was a form, doesn't seem to be. Just a simple 1-2 sentence reply from her, not from an assistant:

"Thank you for your query. I can’t help, but I do wish you all the best for success with your work."

I was surprised she herself responded at all because it's kinda confusing that even though this agency accepts snail mail only, there's at least 3 of their agents that are exceptions.
from 22niel
Oct 17, 2017 2:05 pm

EQ: 10/17
ER: 10/17 (less than an hour later)
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

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