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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

Accepts Queries Via...

Snail-Mail: No

E-Mail: Yes

Online Form: No

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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 swatithegeek
Dec 27, 2018 2:09 am


EQ: 09/27/18
Nudged: 12/27/18

Contemporary Romance/WF, 70k
from IFermont
Dec 15, 2018 6:31 pm


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

sci-fi/mystery
from WeirdLuck
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.
from berttrock
Nov 25, 2018 7:59 pm


EQ - 8/31
ER - 11/25 form letter.
from berttrock
Nov 24, 2018 2:03 pm


EQ- 8/31 fantasy
nudge email sent 11/24
from cwbuecheler
Oct 23, 2018 7:53 pm


EQ 10/23/18 - SF Space Opera, 103k Words
from jessikalindst
Oct 17, 2018 3:57 pm


EQ: 8/30/18 - out of office auto-response stating will return to email after Labor Day.

10/17/18 - CNR; it's been almost two months so for now I feel that it's proper to close this one.

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