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Mr. Michael Bourret

Dystel Goderich & Bourret LLC

One Union Square West, Suite 904

New York, NY 10003



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Website: www.dystel.com

Twitter: MichaelBourret

AAR Member: Yes

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Snail-Mail: No

E-Mail: Yes

Online Form: No

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from Boreas
Yesterday 3:19 pm


EQ: 11/20/17

YA Action/Drama 106k
from babbit
Nov 10, 2017 7:20 pm


EQ 9/22
FR 9/25
Rejection: 11/9

MG Historical fiction
from dliebelson
Nov 09, 2017 11:43 am


EQ: 9/28/17
10/26: Full request
10/26: Submitted with note I'd just gotten an offer of rep
11/2: The nicest rejection letter of all time: "I think I’m probably a 98% match—and that’s just not good enough. For that reason, I’m going to step aside, much as I feel like I’ll be kicking myself later."
from DarlingAshes
Nov 01, 2017 4:46 pm


EQ: 10/09/17
ER: 11/01/17

Picture Book
from surfrat224
Sep 28, 2017 10:43 am


EQ: 9/15/17
FR: 9/18/17
Rejection: 9/27/17

YA Contemporary
from SusDaw2
Sep 19, 2017 7:14 am


Is this a no response means no agent?
from Thaydawg
Aug 01, 2017 12:33 am


EQ: 8/1/17 Middle Grade Fantasy 71k
from Patrick (admin)
Apr 26, 2017 3:53 pm


Profile Update: This agent reviewed and approved this listing.
from inluvwithwords
Mar 22, 2017 11:04 am


EQ: 2.28.17
Form rejection: 3.21.17
from esgrace
Mar 21, 2017 1:06 pm


EQ: 2/03/17
Form rejection: 3/21/17
from LynnMC
Mar 21, 2017 12:18 pm


queried: 2/28/17
rejection: 3/21/17
Form letter. Literary Thriller.
from CicadasAndGulls
Mar 21, 2017 12:00 pm


EQ: 3/20/17
ER: 3/21/17

78K YA Contemporary

At least it was quick :)
from Patrick (admin)
Oct 21, 2016 8:23 am


Profile Update: Agency name changed from Dystel & Goderich Literary Management to Dystel Goderich & Bourret Literary Management.

(Thanks PaigeTurner)
from PaigeTurner
Oct 20, 2016 5:50 pm


Patrick - Michael just made partner at Dystel & Goderich and the agency is changing its name to Dystel, Goderich and Bourret - per Publishers Market Place newsletter.
from emilyIRL
Oct 20, 2016 4:17 am


EQ: 7/14/16
FR: 7/25/15
Very nice, helpful rejection on full 10/17.
102k YA Contemporary

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