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Mr. Jonah Straus

Straus Literary

319 Lafayette Street, Suite 220

New York, NY 10012

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from Pauukiku
Feb 21, 2018 11:04 am

Once again, the question arises: is this guy really an agent? No rejections, no submissions.
from KristenH
May 16, 2017 3:59 pm

Eq 3/16/17 (Diplomatic Immunity)
CNR 5/16/17 (No word from nudge.) Will try him in the future with something else.
from oleary
Jan 20, 2017 4:13 pm

Bios listed are not film
from KristenH
Apr 25, 2016 4:08 pm

On 11/25/15, I've requeried Jonah Straus with Venom. I've nudged him after the holidays, 2.5 weeks ago and didn't hear back. CNR. I'll try him in March with Chain Reaction.

4/25/16: 4/25/16--On 2/22/16, I've requeried Jonah with Chain Reaction. After a nudge I've sent him two weeks ago, it's CNR.
from batsojopo
Jan 10, 2016 5:21 pm

EQ: 11/1
CNR: 1/10/16
from sandyswafford
Jan 11, 2015 2:53 pm

EQ Jan 11th. Espionage/Thriller 85K

Based on earlier comments, best not to lose any sleep wondering if this agent will respond or not.
from KristenH
Sep 13, 2013 6:55 am

Please include the dates on when you queried the agents.
from tweetantra
Sep 12, 2013 12:49 pm

E-queried twice: Nov 2012, Aug 2013


Commercial Fic, 80K
from KristenH
Apr 18, 2013 11:07 am

Requeried Chain Reaction to Jonah with revised chapters.
from Patrick (admin)
Feb 19, 2012 7:53 pm

Updated genres.

(Thanks schussman)
from schussman
Feb 19, 2012 5:04 pm

check his website prior to submission because his genres here don't match his genres there.
from KristenH
Apr 07, 2011 4:10 pm

ON 2/22, I've sent an equery to Mr. Straus. After a month expired, I've sent him an email follow-up, two weeks ago. No word today. Closed.

10/19: Requerying Venom to Jonah. 2/13/12--nudged two weeks ago. No response.
from domberoonie
Feb 13, 2011 6:12 am

Is this agent still in business?
from tarzan
Sep 20, 2010 8:32 am

minnkidd: Maybe he's thinking about becoming a literary agent...that might require some heavy duty thinking, even for a libertarian in a out for incoming.
from Patrick (admin)
Sep 14, 2010 8:16 pm

Their website is down, too. Might be a technical glitch, or they might be out of business. I'll keep an eye on them and see which it is.

Thanks for letting me know, minnkidd.

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