Sign In
Literary Agents

DongWon Song

Howard Morhaim Literary Agency

30 Pierrepont Street

Brooklyn, NY 11201

E-Mail: To protect agents from spam, email addresses are hidden except to logged-in members. Join Now



Twitter: dongwon

AAR Member: No

Accepts Queries Via...

Snail-Mail: No

E-Mail: Yes

Online Form: No

Learn more about this agent, including:

  • Genres of Interest
  • Typical Response Times
  • Best Query Methods

Become a QueryTracker Member (Free)

Query Guidelines

Include ten sample pages pasted directly into the body of the email.

Leave comments about your experiences with this literary agent, or read what other authors have to say.

from annzhao
Jul 12, 2021 3:16 pm

From Twitter, DongWon uses they/them pronouns, probably don't want to address them as Mr.
from Attewell
Jun 14, 2021 12:40 pm

EQ 6/14/21
YA SF 80,000
from Maranda
Jun 10, 2021 5:56 pm

from meredithmooring
Jun 05, 2021 4:11 pm

EQ: 6/5/21

Adult science-fantasy 118k
from angelsteele
Jun 03, 2021 7:52 pm

From agency website: "DongWon Song is closed to queries as of August 01, 2019."
from aignerloren
May 10, 2021 1:20 pm

EQ- May 10, 2021 Scifi Thriller ~60,000-words.
from K_Hana_Lee
Apr 20, 2021 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.
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 Altogether, my best guess is that the agency web site is out of date, but...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.

To read more comments about this agent, or to leave comments of your own, become a QueryTracker member.

Agent Reports.

QueryTracker Members can view the data gathered by all other members, organized into reports showing...

  • The Number of Queries Sent and Their Replies
  • Query Response Times
  • Most Popular Manuscript Word-Counts
  • Most Popular Genres
  • Historic Trends
  • And Much More