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Mr. Edward Hibbert

Donadio and Olson, Inc.

121 West 27th Street, Suite 704

New York, NY 10001



Website: donadio.com

AAR Member: No

Accepts Queries Via...

Snail-Mail: No

E-Mail: No

Online Form: Yes

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from anotherearth
Nov 09, 2017 12:53 pm


EQ: Addressed to both Hibbert and Olson because didn't seem possible to specify on form: 10/15
FR: 10/26 (not sure from whom)

Literary, 110K. I didn't have any dangerous web issues as described by RDEngling. The form/Submittable worked fine.
from bevjack1
Nov 09, 2017 7:17 am


Form Query 11/9/17 78K Lit Fic (no problems with Submittable)
from RDEngling
Aug 24, 2017 9:59 am


I've been getting "dangerous web site blocked" on my computer every time I click on their form or website address. Finally I sent a query via snail mail and it came back "return to sender, unable to forward." Will probably give up on this one.
from abigailalit
Jul 25, 2017 3:36 pm


7/23/17: Sent Query
7/25/17: "Thank you kindly for your submission. Although 'Icarus' seems like a unique idea, we regret to inform you of our decision not to pursue further collaboration at this time.

We appreciate your time and patience and wish you the best of luck securing representation.

Best wishes,

Donadio & Olson, Inc."
from DamnedPoet
Jun 28, 2017 10:56 am


Rejected within one day.
from mbovary
Jun 12, 2017 12:30 pm


EQ 6/10
ER 6/12 form
Upmarket commercial / mystery 92k
Love that fast response

from Slboyd
Jun 05, 2017 9:15 pm


6/5/17 EQ 10:44 AM
6/5/17 ER 1:49 PM
Broke the Victoria Sanders record for fastest rejection! 3 hours and 5 minutes!
Lit. Fiction. 101,000 was
from Patrick (admin)
Apr 07, 2017 11:35 am


Hi neiltylerfloyd, They are open to queries and now using an online form exclusively instead of email. So query away and good luck.
from neiltylerfloyd
Apr 07, 2017 11:21 am


Heads up: Mr. Hibbert's AgentQuery page says he is closed for queries.
from DanAnderson
Mar 06, 2017 12:38 pm


Form letter sent to me saying they weren't looking for middle age, young adult or picture books anymore.

Form rejection for my 70K YA manuscript.
from anotherearth
Mar 06, 2017 12:04 pm


EQ: March 3, Literary 100K
ER: March 6

Looks like form response hasn't changed since 2013.

Dear [my name],

Thank you kindly for your submission. Although [my book title] seems like a unique idea, we regret to inform you of our decision not to pursue further collaboration at this time.

We appreciate your time and patience and wish you the best of luck securing representation.

Best wishes,

Donadio & Olson, Inc.
from Patrick (admin)
Jan 24, 2017 7:25 am


Profile Update: Open to queries.

from colleenmccarty
Jun 05, 2013 9:09 am


It appears that he isn't closed to queries. I got this form letter back yesterday.

"Thank you kindly for your submission. Although [REDACTED] seems a unique idea, we regret to inform you of our decision not to pursue further collaboration at this time.

We appreciate your time and patience and wish you the best of luck securing representation.

Best Wishes,



Donadio & Olson"
from roland007us
Jan 29, 2013 1:43 pm


EQ: 1/26/13
ER: 1/29/13

Personalized comments in the R.
from artistinasia
Apr 12, 2011 6:07 pm


EQ: 3/8/11
ER: 4/13/11

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