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Mr. Gary Johnson

Markson Thoma Literary Agency

44 Greenwich Avenue

New York, NY 10011

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from Patrick (admin)
Jul 20, 2013 10:23 pm

I think you're right Sampa4. Several of their agents have relocated to new agencies, including one of their namesakes, Geri Thoma.
from Sampa4
Jun 21, 2013 9:19 pm

I dont think these dudes are alive anymore. Website doesnt work. At least not from this link at Query Tracker.
from KristenH
Jun 08, 2012 7:05 am

Requeried Venom.--
Oops. I accidentally requeried him today on 7/2/12 and 7/23/12. Bad me.

11/5/12: I requeried Gary Johnson again with new query. Didn't hear back form hm on summer requeries and closed them out. I need to keep track of my requeries.
from flygal716
Nov 18, 2011 6:04 pm

lenahill, I nudged him on 10/12, but have had no response.

I'm in this situation with at least three agents (3-4 months each). All requested the ms enthusiastically. It's discouraging.

I have one agent who has requested a full, but will only look at it exclusively. He told me to mail it to him if none of my current submissions pan out. At this rate, I could be sending it to him years from now.
from lenahill41
Nov 18, 2011 1:52 pm

I'm sort of in the same situation. Emailed Elaine Markson, got a request from him. He didn't specify how many pages he wanted--just said, "Sure, send it to me." I emailed it a few days later (this was August), but never heard back or got a comfirmation of receipt. I 'nudged' a few weeks ago. No response.
from KristenH
Aug 24, 2011 6:31 am

I think you should nudge him in October. Give him time. Keep me posted.
from flygal716
Aug 23, 2011 7:59 am

Thanks, angelscribe. I'm not hopeful, though. When he requested it, he didn't specify whether he wanted it by email or hard copy, and I was brand new at this, so I wrote to ask how he wanted it. No response. I submitted by email, no acknowledgement. I also forgot to change the subject line to "Requested Material." Such a newbie!

Should I wait until 10/1 to nudge?
from KristenH
Aug 22, 2011 4:23 pm

Way to go Flygal! I've queried him on 6/6. I nudged him two weeks ago. He's a NR for me. At least you got a full Flygal. Will try Elaine next month.
from flygal716
Jul 29, 2011 1:49 pm

Any experience with this agent?

6/30 email query to Elaine Markson
6/30 email request for full from Gary Johnson
7/1 sent full by email
from Patrick (admin)
Jan 15, 2011 7:34 pm

Updated email address.

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