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Formerly with Red Sofa Literary.

Mr. Erik Hane

Headwater Literary Management



Twitter: erikhane

AAR Member: No

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E-Mail: No

Online Form: Yes

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from MorganRouth
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).
from Patrick (admin)
Sep 02, 2019 8:30 am

Profile Update: No longer listed on the agency website.

(Thanks Julesq)
from Julesq
Sep 02, 2019 8:08 am

Patrick, this agent isn't listed on the agency site anymore?
from Patrick (admin)
Sep 01, 2019 5:40 am

Profile Update: Open to queries.
from JessicaRussakHoffman
Aug 11, 2019 2:00 pm

Update: Notified him off offer of rep on a different book in a genre he doesn't represent, so I pulled the manuscript he has from consideration.

Full request on 1/2/19. Nudged him 6 days ago but haven't heard back yet. 5 days ago he posted to twitter that he's closing to queries by the end of May and then reading fulls:

Hi friends. I'm going to close to queries at the end of this month. If you were thinking of pitching me, get it in before then! If I've got your manuscript, the reading is about to kick into high gear and you should hear from me soon.
from Patrick (admin)
Jul 22, 2019 8:31 am

Profile Update: Closed to queries.
from anotherearth
Jun 22, 2019 12:58 pm

Closed to queries 06/01/19-09/01/2019 per website.
from paxetaurora
May 15, 2019 9:51 am

Requested full manuscript in November 2018 but didn't respond to two nudges (February and May 2019). Marking closed. Seems unusual kn general, but not unusual for him.
from KristenH
Feb 24, 2019 2:41 pm

EQ 11/9/18 (Requery Diplomatic Immunity)
ER 2/20/19 (Passed--not for him)

Congrats Alia!

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