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Mr. DongWon Song

Howard Morhaim Literary Agency

30 Pierrepont Street

Brooklyn, NY 11201



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Website: www.morhaimliterary.com

Blog: dongwonsong.com

Twitter: dongwon

AAR Member: No

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E-Mail: Yes

Online Form: No

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from K_Hana_Lee
Yesterday 11:31 am


EQ 4/5/21
Nudge with offer of rep 4/13/21
Nice, personalized ER 4/20/21 - the project doesn't quite fit what they're looking for right now.
Knew it was a stretch as their current MSWL doesn't mention fantasy, but thought I'd try anyway since I really admire them and their clients :)

Adult Fantasy 120k
from Patrick (admin)
Feb 26, 2021 7:39 pm


CookEly, Although the agency website does say that, his personal website and Twitter say he is open.
from CookEly
Feb 26, 2021 1:04 pm


The agency website says he is closed to queries since Aug. 2019
from metuiteme
Jan 27, 2021 5:56 pm


As of June 2020, they were accepting unsolicited queries from Black writers. https://twitter.com/dongwon/status/1267971331217412111
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 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 Altogether, my best guess is that the agency web site is out of date, but...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"

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