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Laurel Symonds

Laurel launched as a literary agent with The Bent Agency in September 2018. She began her publishing career in the editorial department of HarperCollins Children’s Books/Katherine Tegen Books in New York City. In the past decade, she has also held positions in the marketing department at a small publishing house, in a library, and as a bookseller at one of the nation’s best independent bookstores. What she loves about agenting is being the author’s number one cheerleader through all these parts of the publication process!

Learn more about Laurel on the Bent Agency website and follow her on Twitter!

READERSHIP: Picture Books, Middle Grade, or Young Adult

GENRES: Contemporary, Fantasy, Historical Fiction, Mystery/Thriller; Nonfiction



TURNAROUND TIME: Within two weeks

Starting bid: $10

Any bids submitted before 12:00am on Monday, April 5, 2021 or after 8:59:59pm EST on Friday, April 9, 2021 will be deleted.