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Mr. David Headley

DHH Literary

23 -27 Cecil Court

London WC2N 4EZ



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Website: www.dhhliteraryagency.com/

Twitter: davidhheadley

Accepts Queries Via...

Snail-Mail: No

E-Mail: Yes

Online Form: No

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from imthedecoy
Feb 27, 2021 8:41 am


Submitted Feb 2021. Response time meant to be 8-16 weeks. Automatic receipt states that they respond to all queries.
from baileynb9
Feb 22, 2021 8:52 pm


EQ 2/22/21 92k crime/missing persons/police
from Patrick (admin)
Jan 04, 2021 6:16 am


Profile Update: Open to queries.
from Patrick (admin)
Dec 10, 2020 5:00 pm


Profile Update: Closed to queries.
from thoyem
Apr 24, 2020 2:27 am


Finished, professionally edited, 103,400-word historical novel. Slightly niche.
EQ: 23 March 2020 - Project description sent
ER: 21 April. "Described novel not right for our list at this time."
from KristenH
Mar 22, 2020 7:18 am


EQ 2/14/20 (2nd/final Requery Venom-adult thriller)
ER 3/29/20 (Passed from assistant--can't offer rep)
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.

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