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Mr. Erik Hane

Headwater Literary Management



Twitter: erikhane

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from Pauukiku
Apr 03, 2020 7:07 pm

Seems like ole Erik is taking a break. He's either skiing or tweeting.
from allisonwall
Mar 11, 2020 5:48 pm

EQ: 3/10/20

Adult SF, 99k
from Nadler369
Feb 27, 2020 9:59 am

EQ: 1/31/20
QR: 2/27/20
125k Fantasy
from altompkins3333
Jan 11, 2020 3:59 pm

Chin up, I am sure your writing is worthy of publishing.
from kfaatz925
Jan 10, 2020 6:28 pm

Can't recommend submitting to this agent. My stats:
EQ Jan 10, 2019 (lit-fantasy crossover, 155K words)
Req full: 1/11/2019
As of today - Jan 10, 2020, a year later - I've had no response on the full. Nudged him in October, using the general email address at his new agency. He replied and said he "should have it read soon," but since it's been so long, I'm considering this a CNR. Per this thread, sounds like I'm not the only one who's had this kind of experience with him.
from Hawkwind
Jan 02, 2020 1:48 pm

OF 12/26/19 Supernatural thriller
from sdewitthall
Dec 16, 2019 11:00 am

EQ: 11/7/19 87K LGBTQ literary suspense
ER: 12/13/19
from crawlingchaos
Dec 14, 2019 9:46 am

Has anyone ever heard back on a full from him? I nudged him earlier this year to notify him that I'd substantially revised the MS, but heard nothing back then either. According to the timeline, it doesn't look like he's ever replied to a full request, but that seems weird?
from Hellokitten
Nov 10, 2019 10:16 pm

Is Erik taking a break from answering queries? The timeline says he hasn't answered queries since Mid-Oct. 2019
from onelovegcy
Sep 19, 2019 9:29 am

Thanks, @bwchilds - I will do the same - maybe if others are too he'll be moved to act eventually.
from bwchilds
Sep 17, 2019 11:08 am

@onelovegcy - I've had a full out with him since Nov. of last year and sent an e-mail last week (9-3-19) to the General Inquiries at the new agency to ask about what the status of manuscripts in transition might be. Nothing but radio silence so far. Probably going to CNR by the time the full reaches a year.
from onelovegcy
Sep 15, 2019 10:07 pm

He's had my full since 15 Feb and I'm ready to nudge him, but not sure how to go about it as the new agency has a submission.form and his old contact method (at Red Sofa) was email. Has anyone in a similar situation tried this? Say, by using that "general inquiries" email address or something? I really like the direction he seems to be taking with the new agency and would like to get back and touch... to see if I'm still in the running. Any thoughts welcome.
from Patrick (admin)
Sep 09, 2019 2:24 pm

Profile Update: Started a new agency: Headwater Literary. Formerly with Red Sofa Literary.

(Thanks PaigeTurner)
from PaigeTurner
Sep 09, 2019 2:20 pm

Laura Zats and Erik Hane have launched Headwater Literary Management, a new agency based in Minneapolis. Both were previously at Red Sofa Literary.
from unicornmom
Sep 03, 2019 11:27 am

He and Laura Zats are leaving Red Sofa to start their own agency on 9/10/19 (from his Twitter feed).

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