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Mr. Michael Bourret

Dystel Goderich & Bourret LLC

CA



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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 Steinbeck
Jul 08, 2020 6:37 pm


EQ: 5/21/2020
ER: 6/1/2020
YA Historical Fantasy.
The "DEAR AUTHOR" rejection really seems a kick in the teeth when agents expect a tailored query. I mean, gosh. :/
from spookster
Jun 22, 2020 1:26 pm


EQ: 6/10/20
ER (form): 6/22/20 "Dear Author..." same as below

20k MG Horror
from purpleteacher111
Jun 22, 2020 1:12 pm


EQ: 06/10
FR: 06/22

MG Magic Realism 52,000 words
from nomsequitur
May 19, 2020 1:52 pm


EQ: 5/7/20
ER (form): 5/19/20

81k Fantasy
from anuhea4
May 19, 2020 11:06 am


EQ: 5/6/20
form rejection: 5/19/20
CB 8K
from StarryEyes
Mar 31, 2020 8:47 am


EQ: 3/6/2020 - 40k MG fantasy/magical realism
ER: 3/30/2020 - "Dear Author, Thanks so much for letting us take a look at your materials..."
from Mander_Pander
Mar 23, 2020 11:08 am


EQ: 3/6
ER: 3/23

I was lucky enough to receive a personalized, very kind rejection! Agents like Michael keep my spirits perked.
YA LGBT #own Fantasy
from finleyturner
Mar 06, 2020 1:17 pm


Email query: January 24, 2020
Pass: Sharon Pelletier liked my Pitmad tweet on March 5, 2020 and she spoke to him and decided she would request the full instead

95k adult domestic thriller
from WhatGoesAround
Feb 29, 2020 9:12 am


EQ: 2/26/20
ER: 2/27/20
from MAnthony99
Feb 24, 2020 10:10 am


EQ: 2/14/2020.
ER: 2/24/2020.
from KristenH
Feb 15, 2020 8:22 am


EQ 1/27/20 (Requery Venom-adult thriller)
ER 2/12/20 (Passed--not right agent)
from rockster
Jan 24, 2020 8:33 am


EQ: 1/15/20
from Charlydaws
Jan 17, 2020 6:42 am


EQ: 1/7/2020
ER: 1/16/2020

YA Contemporary Fantasy (59,000 words)
from juliabean
Jan 16, 2020 4:27 pm


EQ: 1/2
ER: 1/16
MG Contemporary
from Falen1
Dec 23, 2019 5:35 pm


EQ 4/29
Full Request 4/29
Nudge 9/1
Nudge due to offer: 12/6
Offer of rep!! 12/23
Accepted offer!!!!

YA contemporary fantasy.

Great way to end my year!

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