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Mr. Russell Galen

Scovil Galen Ghosh Literary Agency, Inc.

276 Fifth Avenue, Suite 708

New York, NY 10001



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Website: www.sgglit.com/

AAR Member: Yes

Accepts Queries Via...

Snail-Mail: Yes

E-Mail: Yes

Online Form: No

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from Rupiyal
Apr 03, 2020 1:39 pm


Cross-genre
EQ: 3/31
4/1: kind reply saying he is not reading manuscripts at the moment given the current situation.
from EricaEditor
Mar 27, 2020 11:03 am


Hey, y'all! I did a follow up, and the agency is on pause for taking YA at the moment! He's so kind and quick. Good luck!
from LPMcCammon
Mar 20, 2020 8:43 am


EQ 3/13
CNR 3/20
YA Fantasy
from cwbuecheler
Feb 18, 2020 7:36 pm


EQ: 12/13/19
CNR: 2/18/20
Nudged a while back. No follow-up. He seems to be super fast when interested, so I'm going to CNR this one!

93k Contemporary Fantasy
Long shot but, hey, doesn't hurt to try
from lbkomar
Feb 12, 2020 2:24 pm


EQ: 12/10/19
Nudged: 2/12/20
80K Scifi
from edoyle02
Jan 06, 2020 1:16 pm


EQ: 11/5/2019
Followed up 1/6/2020
ER (missed the query the first time around): 1/6/2020
from Hawkwind
Jan 02, 2020 1:55 pm


EQ 12/26/19 Supernatural thriller
73K
from sandermoffitt
Dec 03, 2019 10:36 am


EQ 12/2/2019

112k YA Fantasy
from CALende
Nov 14, 2019 6:05 am


EQ 11.14.2019

Fantasy 78k
from brantldm
Oct 28, 2019 8:47 pm


EQ: 10/27/19
ER: 10/28/19
Nonfiction memoir/prescriptive

Nicest, most affirming rejection I've ever received! "You are magnificent and fascinating, and your story sounds like something just crying to be told. I'm sure you'll find the right agent. The only reason I am not requesting the manuscript is that I only take on a few new projects per year and right now I am focusing on other areas, other types of books." He's truly incredible and his clients are lucky to have his representation. True professional and gentleman! Am humbled and grateful.
from gnatish
Oct 23, 2019 5:22 pm


Q 10/24
R 10/24
I appreciate the quick response (it was only for the query letter) and the kind words.
"This sounds very lovely and I think you will do well with it, but in terms of what I am looking for right now for my list, it's not precisely what I'm after, so I'm going to decline."
from domberoonie
Oct 10, 2019 2:25 pm


Guidelines say to send the query only.
"Send us an unadorned, unaccompanied letter as your first step, whether paper or e-mail. If we're interested, we'll e-mail you an invitation to submit additional materials and instructions on how to do so."
from tooclose
Oct 07, 2019 12:23 pm


Same day polite rejection: "I'm afraid I would not be interested in handling another book covering this ground."
from trilobite
Aug 31, 2019 10:48 am


EQ: 8/24/2019 adult sci-fi

My word processor autocorrected "Ghosh" to "Gosh" in the address and I didn't realize it. This cruel world.
from Enatus
Jul 22, 2019 1:18 pm


EQ: 7/17/2019

YA Fantasy

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