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Mr. Steven Malk

Writers House

7660 Fay Avenue, #338H

La Jolla, CA 92037

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Twitter: stevenmalk

AAR/AALA Member: No

Accepts Queries Via...

Snail-Mail: Yes

E-Mail: Yes

Online Form: No

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from FaunaExtreme
Jan 13, 2022 5:24 pm

EQ: 11/8/21
CNR: 1/13/22

YA Graphic Novel
from sethbyrd
Dec 24, 2021 10:05 am

EQ: 10/27/2021
ER: 12/22/2021


Form letter rejection from Steven Malk's assistant, Courtney Donovan.
from StoryMan
Dec 01, 2021 7:02 am

EQ: 9/6/2021 picture book
ER: 11/30/2021

Form letter rejection from Steven Malk's assistant, Courtney Donovan.
from Shopcraze1
Nov 18, 2021 7:36 pm

Would anyone know if he's interested in MG sci-fi storylines?
from JoyNetanya
Sep 20, 2021 9:28 pm

EQ: 9/20/21
Full Request: 9/20/21 (from Courtney Longshore)
MG Historical Fiction, 61k words
from sarahwood
Jul 22, 2021 3:40 pm

EQ: 5/25/21
ER: 7/22/21
Form rejection from assistant Courtney Longshore.
from katine
Jun 22, 2021 3:18 pm

EQ: 3/12/21
ER: 6/22/21

YA Fantasy 95K, Kind rejection from his assistant, Courtney Longshore
from dclawr
Jun 21, 2021 12:09 pm

AVKnights -- I believe it's query letter plus ten pages.
from AVKnights
May 20, 2021 12:43 am

Does anyone know if Mr. Malk likes to have the first chapter submitted or do I just keep it to the Query and Synopsis? Thanks
from stephaniebushnell
Dec 02, 2020 3:44 pm

EQ: 10/29/20
ER: 11/25/20

80K YA Fantasy - Nice rejection from assistant Courtney Longshore.
from madchick
Oct 17, 2020 4:28 am

noidorian, I couldn't find anything else either, so I sent the letter and synopsis and first chapter, all pasted in the email.
from noldorian
Oct 16, 2020 4:49 pm

Does Mr. Malk require what's listed on the Writer's House submissions page (query letter and synopsis) or does he have different guidelines? Can't find anything more specific anywhere.
from lmtuss
Oct 03, 2020 7:55 am

EQ: 9/24
ER: 10/2

MG Light Fantasy
from TuesdayWrites
Aug 05, 2020 1:12 pm

EQ: July 28, 2020
FR from assistant Courtney Longshore: July 28, 2020 (around 1 hour later)
MS sent at midnight.
ER: August 5, 2020 -- aw man, this one really stung! Oh well! He sounds super cool to work with. :)

97k MG High Fantasy
from TuesdayWrites
Jul 29, 2020 12:35 pm

@skifast Hey! His assistant responded to my query with a full request really fast (an hour later), and I sent the ms just yesterday night; she emailed me a confirmation the next day and said she'd be in touch after they reviewed the ms. Though I don't know his general response time (but I will be updating), Mr. Malk and Ms. Courtney Longshore seem to reply pretty fast to their emails if they're interested. :) Hope that helps!

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