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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

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Snail-Mail: Yes

E-Mail: Yes

Online Form: No

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from sbernich
Jul 16, 2018 10:22 am


query 7/16
from rivershadow654
Jul 16, 2018 9:43 am


EQ 7/16/18 (YA Fantasy/Adventure)
from TRAllardice
Jul 13, 2018 10:54 am


EQ: 5/11/18
ER: 7/13/18

I sent a follow-up email asking about my query. Not sure if this is true, but this is the email I got back today from Mr. Galen. Thought you guys might like to know.


Sorry for the delay. I'm afraid that at the present time we are not expanding our juvenile list at all, except for projects supplied by our existing clients.

Russell Galen
from Engen27
Jul 11, 2018 5:41 pm


EQ: 7/11/18 A Crude Attack
from LightofBeauty
Jul 10, 2018 11:11 am


EQ: 6/18
Nudge, 7/10

Half an hour later, he responded "Sorry, I don't remember seeing this the first time around," and said he just took a "closer look" (at just a query?) and is not gonna request pages (and with no reason why?). I don't get it, by the comments below he seemed to always give a reason as to why he's passing. He gave me nothing. Whatever. But hey, case in point, it never hurts to nudge, appreciated his quick response back.
from TonyBlackSky
Jul 05, 2018 9:42 am


SF. Impressively quick response (the next day).
"I appreciate your thinking of me and citing some of our mutual touchpoints such as Clarke and Malzberg. This does sound like a solid project, but right now I'm not expanding my list in this particular area. I'm afraid I'm declining the opportunity to read this manuscript."
from RockWhitehouse
Jun 29, 2018 1:23 pm


EQ 5/3/18 SF 12K
CNR 6/29/18
from writer832
Jun 16, 2018 1:27 pm


EQ 6/4/2018
from KristenH
May 27, 2018 6:44 am


EQ 5/25/18 (2nd/final requery Chain Reaction)--same day rejection (passed--not what he's looking for)
from JasonTVoiovich
May 12, 2018 3:20 pm


EQ: 5/12/2018 business
from BillGinTexas
May 08, 2018 10:25 am


EQ: 05/08/2018 84k SF/Horror Short Stories
from KristenH
May 01, 2018 4:47 pm


EQ 4/30/18 (2nd/final requery Venom)--same day rejection (likes herpetology, but not a good fit at this time)

Congrats on full Len!
from lenazanarbor
Apr 11, 2018 12:09 am


EQ: 3/28
FR: 3/28 (1 hour later O.O)

from PhaylennMcKnight
Mar 29, 2018 10:46 pm


EQ: 12/19/17
CNR: 3/29/18

130 days
from Thulsa_doom
Mar 26, 2018 4:33 pm


EQ: 26 MARCH
ER: 27 MARCH

Kind personalised rejection, quick turnaround

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