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Mr. David Headley

DHH Literary

23 -27 Cecil Court

London WC2N 4EZ

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Twitter: davidhheadley

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E-Mail: Yes

Online Form: No

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from cterlson
Oct 14, 2019 12:02 pm

EQ: 10/02/19 (crime fiction, 88K)
ER: 10/14/19 (form - from assistant)
from Patrick (admin)
Sep 11, 2019 8:47 am

Profile Update: Genres updated.
from ANSmith
Sep 02, 2019 10:37 am

EQ: 8/24/19 (crime fiction, 71K)
ER: 9/2/19 (from assistant)
from KristenH
Jul 13, 2019 7:08 am

EQ 3/15/19 (Requery Chain Reaction)
ER 3/19/19 (Passed-not good fit)

7/13/19: EQ 7/3/19 (Requery Venom)
ER 7/8/19 (Passed--not good fit)
from Patrick (admin)
Jan 17, 2019 1:51 pm

Profile Update: Open to queries.
from Patrick (admin)
Nov 14, 2018 3:10 pm

Profile Update: Closed to queries.

from swatithegeek
Oct 25, 2018 10:29 am

EQ: 09/11/18
They lost email data -- told to query Hannah Sheppard instead (DVpit).

Contemporary Romance, 70k
from KristenH
Jan 29, 2018 4:07 pm

Eq 11/13/17 (Chain Reaction)
ER 12/13/17 (Passed from nudge--not right for them.)
Got 2nd rejection from Headley's assisant on 1/29/18.

Robert, the email is working fine for me.
from robertyeager
Sep 08, 2017 11:31 am

This agency is NOT accepting submissions as of 9/8/17, despite notice on their website. Emails just bounce back.
from KristenH
Aug 08, 2017 6:52 am

EQ 6/8/17 (Venom)
ER 8/7/17 (Passed-not right for his list.) Will try him with CR later this fall.
from BillGinTexas
Feb 14, 2017 5:34 pm

SHOFAR query submitted 02/14/2017 to David Headley.
from Catsamoa79
Oct 08, 2016 12:02 pm

EQ: 5/10/16
CNR: 10/8/16
Jul 24, 2016 1:00 pm

Acknowledgement that my Query was received.

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