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Ms. Bridget Smith

Dunham Literary, Inc.

110 William Street, Suite 2202

New York, NY 10038-3901



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Website: dunhamlit.com

Twitter: bredalot

AAR Member: Yes

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Snail-Mail: Yes

E-Mail: Yes (preferred)

Online Form: No

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from MWeisberg
Feb 19, 2019 3:00 pm


EQ 2019-02-19
I wasn't sure what subject line to put; they have a group email address, but say to aim queries at a specific agent. I just put "Query: TITLE" since that is standard, but if I find out that was wrong and I should have included the agent's name in the subject line (IN ADDITION TO addressing them by name in the letter, of course), I'll post that here so people know.
from timk56
Feb 19, 2019 9:46 am


EQ 12/02
ER 12/20
Adult Science Fiction 93K
from bkblake
Feb 08, 2019 5:42 pm


EQ 1/24
ER 1/31
YA Contemporary 84k
from BethChris
Feb 05, 2019 11:38 am


EQ 1/28
ER 2/4
YA time travel
from querymary
Jan 26, 2019 8:31 am


EQ 9/10/18
FR 1/7/19

100k / A / Science Fantasy

from BravoNovember7
Jan 17, 2019 10:40 am


EQ: 1/13/19
ER: 1/17/19
Adult Sci-Fi
100k
from alexjtremari
Jan 10, 2019 4:25 pm


Query submitted 1/9
Rejection 1/10
from spieles
Jan 09, 2019 8:00 am


EQ: 9/5/18
I'd CNR'd but then she responded 1/8/18 with a FR - I think I got put in the maybe pile
from Patrick (admin)
Jan 07, 2019 9:54 am


Profile Update: Open to queries.
from cakeforall
Jan 03, 2019 1:00 pm


EQ: 10.05.2018
ER: 03.01.2018

Thank you for sending me your query, and I apologize for taking such a long time to respond. I held onto this query in particular for longer than I like while I considered it, but in the end, it just didn't grab me enough. You deserve an unequivocally enthusiastic agent as your advocate.

I wish you the best of luck elsewhere.

I think this is a form response but I thought it wasn't and was happy for a second. Ah well.
from catamg
Dec 18, 2018 11:41 am


Rejection 12/18/18 -40 days. No real feedback, but said she held on to it longer to consider.
from Daisy22
Dec 17, 2018 9:08 am


EQ: 11/12 YA historical magical realism
Update: 31 days no response but looks like I’ve been skipped? Perhaps I'm in her maybe like and she’s just backlogged?
Update: As Dunham will be closing on 12/14 I resubmitted my query with a gentle nudge as I didn't want it to have been missed before she closes.
EQ: 12/17 (pretty sure it was a form) Wonder why she waited so long to respond...
from Patrick (admin)
Dec 15, 2018 10:22 am


Profile Update: Closed to queries.

from Vicorva
Dec 14, 2018 2:06 am


@Daisy22 I haven't heard back yet! I will report back if/when I do.
from aalogan
Dec 13, 2018 4:45 pm


EQ 11/1/18: 39k MG contemporary fantasy
12/13/18 Nudged with offer of rep on my adult MS
12/13/18 Polite step-aside, saying she had been holding onto this query for further consideration, but will pass

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