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Mr. Michael Bourret

Dystel Goderich & Bourret Literary Management

One Union Square West, Suite 904

New York, NY 10003



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Website: www.dystel.com

Twitter: MichaelBourret

AAR Member: Yes

Accepts Queries Via...

Snail-Mail: No

E-Mail: Yes

Online Form: No

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from inluvwithwords
Yesterday 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 OwenHenryBaker
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
from FountainPen
Oct 19, 2016 9:23 am


EQ 8/15
CNR 10/19
from wilsonr
Aug 26, 2016 8:48 am


Received an automated response saying he's on vacation until September 6, and that he will "respond to all queries and submissions after my return."
from lmtuss
Aug 16, 2016 12:58 pm


EQ: 6/26
ER: 8/16
from infinitycookies
Jul 28, 2016 5:28 pm


Anyone with a full request get a response from Michael lately? I'm dying to hear back from him!
from django
Jul 28, 2016 5:17 pm


EQ: 1/8
FR: 2/29
R&R for Catherine Drayton, sent to Michael 6/20
Nudge with offer from Sara Crowe 7/28
from lmtuss
Jul 20, 2016 8:28 am


Thanks for the clarification, Wordologist.
from Wordologist
Jul 19, 2016 8:41 pm


@Imtuss --- I found it on the FAQs, that's in question # 3 I think :) That page is actually more clearer than the submissions page. The questions are on a list, not like the paragraph form of their Sub guidelines.
from lmtuss
Jul 19, 2016 8:23 am


Thanks, Wordologist.

I didn't see that on their website.

This is on their submissions page:
"Please be sure to query only one agent at this agency. We will not review queries sent to more than one of us."

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