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Mr. DongWon Song

Howard Morhaim Literary Agency

30 Pierrepont Street

Brooklyn, NY 11201

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Twitter: dongwon

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E-Mail: Yes

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from CombatKatie
Jan 16, 2021 4:37 pm

Repeating what shekinah02_rm said, they use they/them pronouns now, so Mx. is probably the proper honorific to use, not Mr.
from metuiteme
Jan 13, 2021 10:03 am

As of June 2020, he was accepting unsolicited queries from Black writers.
from pacatrue
Jan 08, 2021 9:26 pm

@kevinsMoul It is confusing because his personal web site reads as if he is open to submissions, while the agency one reads as you said. I think I saw some twitter announcements that he was open again but my twitter skills are not strong enough to find. Altogether, my best guess is that the agency web site is out of date, but... *shrug*
from KevinSMoul
Jan 07, 2021 11:11 am

The agency website contradicts this listing as it says he is closed for inquiries:"DongWon Song is closed to queries as of August 01, 2019." ????

from andyscontras
Dec 18, 2020 7:00 pm

EQ -- 12/18/2020 Speculative Fiction 84K
from shekinah02_rm
Dec 15, 2020 7:27 pm

FYI - Their "About page" on their website makes it clear that they prefer the pronoun "they." Hence, probably not a Mr. but might want to address as Mx.
from Patrick (admin)
Oct 27, 2020 8:13 pm

Profile Update: Open to queries. Genres updated.
from xhinhua
Oct 27, 2020 2:28 pm

Queried in June 2020
Rejected in October 2020
from cogesque
Jun 07, 2020 11:51 am

06/02/20: He stated on his Twitter: "I'm opening to unsolicited submissions from Black-identifying writers." He also stated that this policy will be in place for the foreseeable future :)
from magellen
Nov 12, 2019 6:48 pm

EQ: 4/14/19
FR: 4/23/19
Nudged: 8/14/19 about status when I saw he was going on hiatus - never got a response.

Gothic Horror 90k
from Kittywhite
Sep 10, 2019 11:47 am

EQ 31/7/10

DonWon tweeted a couple a month ago that he'd be closing to queries but I got in on the day before with my email

ER ( Form ) 7/9/19
from Doreen
Aug 27, 2019 6:58 am

QE 87,000 pages Mystery Horror
Ten pages from Chapter Two
8/27/19 "Not a good fit"
from danniemolguin
Aug 15, 2019 7:23 am

EQ: Contemporary YA
ER: 8/14/19

Well, at least he was fast. I didn't expect that since he's travelling.
from rshansen
Aug 07, 2019 10:28 am

EQ: 7/27/19 MG SF 50,000
FR: 8/7/19
from dennisquocly
Aug 02, 2019 2:42 pm

EQ 07/31/2019

YA Horror

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