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Mr. Jonathan Cobb

HG Literary

37 West 28th St, 8th floor

New York, NY 10001



Website: www.hgliterary.com

Twitter: JonathanECobb

AAR/AALA Member: No

Accepts Queries Via...

Snail-Mail: No

E-Mail: No

Online Form: Yes

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from 1edpsf1
Jan 30, 2023 9:38 am


QM query: 10Jan23
Form decline: 30Jan23
Dear ___,
Thank you for your query. I’m sorry, but I’m afraid that your project does not seem like one I could successfully represent at this time. I hope you succeed in your search for enthusiastic representation.
All best,
Jon
from Dmengel60
Jan 27, 2023 3:51 pm


FQ: 9/24/22
Form Rejection: 1/10/23
Contemporary Fiction 100k
from GITP2020
Jan 17, 2023 8:03 pm


FQ 1/17/23

67k YA Rom Com
from MartinPorter
Jan 16, 2023 6:28 pm


Query - 19th Oct 2022
Rejection - 14th Jan 2023
Polite form rejection
Middle Grade Mystery - 46k
from katine
Jan 03, 2023 8:25 pm


FQ: 11/4/22
CNR: 1/3/23

MG Fantasy 64K
from bromhoban
Dec 15, 2022 11:44 am


YA contemporary- Rejected after 3 weeks via form letter. I don't think he even read the whole query letter.
from acolvin09
Dec 05, 2022 11:47 am


FQ: 12/5/22

romantic SFF @100,047k
from SarahArnette
Nov 04, 2022 10:28 am


The easiest form I have filled out so far. 11/4/22
from jmraymond
Nov 04, 2022 9:18 am


Form Query: 9/24/22
Form Rejection: 10/30/22

Adult SFF 91k
from GinaBMonroe
Oct 25, 2022 4:25 pm


Form Query: 10/12/22
Partial Request! 10/16/22, sent the same day
Rejected 10/25/22

Form, no feedback.

YA Contemp fantasy, 81k
from digitia
Oct 17, 2022 10:31 am


Form Query 9/23/22
Form Rejection 10/17/22

Adult Fantasy 95k
from tyingling7766
Oct 14, 2022 1:54 am


EQ: 8 August 2022
CNR: 14 October 2022 @ 67 days (says 6-8 weeks for response time)

121K Adult Thriller/Horror
from ajmiz827
Sep 21, 2022 1:08 pm


Query Sent: May 3, 2022
MS Type: Adult Contemporary, 116K words
Form Rejection Received: Sept. 21, 2022 @ 12:19 pm -- 141 days! (why bother?)

Thank you for your query. I’m sorry, but I’m afraid that your project does not seem like one I could successfully represent at this time. I hope you succeed in your search for enthusiastic representation.
from TMQueries
Sep 21, 2022 1:03 pm


111 day form rejection--wow, why even bother replying??
75k thriller/suspense

Thank you for your query. I’m sorry, but I’m afraid that your project does not seem like one I could successfully represent at this time. I hope you succeed in your search for enthusiastic representation.

All best,
Jon
from sampanepinto
Sep 13, 2022 10:10 am


Form Query: 8/8/22
Full Request: 8/9/22

88k YA Sci-Fi

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