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Ms. Kate McKean

Howard Morhaim Literary Agency

30 Pierrepont Street

Brooklyn, NY 11201

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Twitter: kate_mckean

AAR Member: Yes

Accepts Queries Via...

Snail-Mail: No

E-Mail: Yes

Online Form: No

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from Catsamoa79
May 13, 2016 7:19 pm

EQ: 4/2/16
ER: 5/13/16
Form letter
from meg_mcd220
May 13, 2016 6:45 pm

EQ: 4/2/16
ER: 5/13/16

YA SpecFic, 64K
from writer718
May 11, 2016 4:32 pm

EQ: 5/11/16
from Shopcraze1
Apr 30, 2016 10:39 pm

Does anyone know if you HAVE to send the first 3 chapters as an attachment, or can they also be pasted in the email?
from hdiangelis
Apr 26, 2016 8:52 am

EQ: 3/22/16
ER: 4/26/16
from Sarahrahnie
Apr 22, 2016 10:56 pm

EQ 4/22
from Team_C
Mar 31, 2016 4:17 pm

EQ 3/8
ER 3/18
81K Contemporary romance
from MitterWriter1
Mar 27, 2016 11:12 am

Sent query for chick lit on March 4. Got rejection March 13. Simple and to the point and, though the rejection stung (doesn't it always?) it was SOOO much better not to be left hanging.
from sincerelyamelia
Mar 19, 2016 6:52 pm

Kimberly_Ash - Yeah, I got the same form letter, without my name or any kind of salutation on the top. I found it a little rude, to be honest.
from fallondemornay
Mar 19, 2016 10:32 am

EQ 03/19
Contemporary Romance 85K
from Team_C
Mar 18, 2016 2:10 pm

EQ 3/8
ER 3/18

Assuming this is her form letter; my name wasn't at the top:
Thank you for sharing your work with me. Unfortunately, I feel that in today's market, I cannot take on projects unless I feel strongly about them. I'm sorry to say that it didn't happen with this one. This, of course, is just my opinion and others may feel differently.
I wish you the best of luck with all your publishing endeavors.
from Debbiek
Mar 16, 2016 4:25 pm

EQ 3/7/16
ER: 3/16/16
from NicoleOpper
Mar 15, 2016 5:18 pm

EQ: 3/6/16
ER: 3/13/16

Form letter
from jhunny
Mar 10, 2016 1:11 pm

EQ: 03-03-2016
ER: 03-10-2016

I wasn't aware that she's not really looking for fantasy. I wish I would have read an old interview before submitting. Oh well, on to the next.
from munchi5gal
Mar 10, 2016 10:12 am

EQ: 2/26
ER: 3/6 (form)

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