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Ms. Kate McKean

Howard Morhaim Literary Agency

30 Pierrepont Street

Brooklyn, NY 11201



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Website: www.morhaimliterary.com

Blog: katemckean.tumblr.com

Twitter: kate_mckean

AAR Member: Yes

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Snail-Mail: No

E-Mail: Yes

Online Form: No

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from Mander_Pander
Mar 09, 2019 12:16 pm


Looks like she hasn't requested anything since November 2017
from MR_Work
Mar 08, 2019 11:27 pm


EQ 2/04/2019 (adult fantasy)
CNR 3/08/2019
Data explorer indicates she's clearly past my query in her queue, and with only a 1/3 response rate, I think CNR is a safe bet. (Will update if I receive a response.) Onward and upward!
from BioGrimm15
Feb 16, 2019 7:41 pm


EQ 11-27-18
CNR 02-16-19
YA Horror 68K
from Dbc8082
Feb 05, 2019 3:25 pm


EQ 12/17/18
CNR 2/5/29

Adult Fantasy
from swatithegeek
Jan 20, 2019 8:00 am


EQ: 09/27/18
Nudged: 12/27/18
CNR: 01/20/19

Contemporary Romance/WF, 70k
from Varyampir
Jan 18, 2019 2:15 am


I did not receive a confirmation email. This year every agent I queried had one sent back to me that my query has been received. Is this typical for this agent or was it a glitch?
from merrygawain
Jan 15, 2019 10:40 am


EQ: 1/15/19

historical fantasy, 175K
from DPengo
Jan 12, 2019 6:59 pm


EQ: 09/08/18
ER: 12/17/18 (Form)
MG Contemporary Fic 48K
from AlliePenn
Jan 09, 2019 9:29 am


EQ: 10/18/18
CNR: 1/9/19

YA Fantasy, 88k
from royalmcflea
Jan 07, 2019 1:31 pm


EQ: 9/12/18
CNR: 12/4/18
FR: 1/7/19

MG fantasy 77K
from IFermont
Dec 15, 2018 6:31 pm


EQ 11/18/2018
ER 12/10/2018

sci-fi/mystery
from HairyBaby
Dec 10, 2018 10:12 am


ER 12/10

She sent out an email to “undisclosed recipients” and there is no “Dear (your name)”—so, she literally sent out a mass rejection to multiple people. Interesting how we writers aren’t allowed to do this kind of stuff.
from DueleNinja
Dec 02, 2018 1:17 am


EQ: 8/29/18
CNR: 11/24/18
No response, calling it after 87 days
*UPDATE*
ER: 12/1/18
YA sci-fi 93k
from SaraCo
Dec 01, 2018 9:19 am


EQ 8/28/18 received out of office auto-response
ER (form): 12/1/18
from Daisy22
Nov 26, 2018 4:02 pm


EQ: 8/22
ER: (Form) 11/26
96 days, I CNR'd this weeks ago.

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