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Ms. Gail Hochman

Brandt & Hochman Literary Agents, Inc.

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Gail Hochman

Brandt & Hochman Literary Agents, Inc.

1501 Broadway, Suite 2605
New York, NY 10036
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This agent is seeking the following genres:


Family Saga
Literary Fiction
Young Adult


Cultural/Social Issues
Current Affairs/Politics
Women's Issues
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Author Comments
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04/05/2023 01:22 PM
E-mailed query: Sep 20, 2022
Response March 30, 2023 saying she was too busy to take on clients.

Adult historical fiction, 95k

I would suggest querying others at this agency for the moment!
01/23/2023 07:53 PM
EQ: 1/6/23
PR 1/23/23

It was a personal message that she is busy and does not have time to take a new client now.
08/16/2022 01:21 PM
Query sent: 04/13/22
Women's Historical Fiction
07/03/22 CNR
08/16/2022 12:33 PM
09/09/21 Query - Memoir
09/09/21 Full Request
8/15/22 Nudged with offer of rep, and she kindly passed.
I'd waited for months to hear from Ms. Hochman, and over the course of 11 months I'd nudged her multiple times, and she always responded promptly with a kind apology that she was swamped. Yesterday, when I received an offer of representation from another agent, she apologized for never getting around to reading my MS. This industry is brutal for debut authors, but Ms. Hochman was always kind and considerate.
06/21/2022 10:46 AM
EQ 4/22
Nudged 6/17, received quick and kind reply apologizing for delay, as she'd been out of office and snowed under when I queried. Promised response soon.
UPDATE: Full Request 6/21
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