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Mr. James McGinniss

McGinniss Associates

244 5th Ave, Suite J270

New York, NY 10001



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Website: mcginnissassociates.com

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E-Mail: Yes

Online Form: No

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from RayJohnsonJr
Dec 11, 2019 3:09 pm


12/11/19 Submitted 95k military romance
from sandermoffitt
Dec 07, 2019 1:02 pm


EQ: 12/7/2019

112k YA Fantasy
from merrygawain
Nov 21, 2019 12:46 am


EQ: 11/21/19

historical fantasy, 175K
from el_boss
Nov 06, 2019 8:35 pm


Submitted 11/6 - Science Fiction
from clearwater
Aug 30, 2019 1:21 pm


Just read a blog post written by an author who had Barry Zuker of McGinnis Associates as his agent. This author said that he was persuaded to sign with McGinnis Associates, but not long after was dropped without a word. Makes you wonder....
from taylormc
Jul 11, 2019 7:31 pm


6/10/2019 EQ
7/11/2019 CNR
Thriller 73K
from PSbookish
May 15, 2019 6:30 pm


Sent a query on 3/21/2019. Will update this when I get a response.

Genre: Darkfantasy
Word Count: 66,000

On 3/21/2019 I got a request to send in the full manuscript.
from KristenH
Feb 11, 2019 6:26 am


Congats CQ! I got crickets from both agents here.

EQ 3/21/18 (2nd/final requery Venom)
CNR 6/25/18 (No word from nudges)
from Darcy_Oordt
Jan 14, 2019 7:38 pm


Two of their books Shelter Dogs in a Photo Booth and Pride and Prejudice and Kitties
from IFermont
Jan 13, 2019 11:40 am


EQ 11/18/2018
CNR 01/13/2018

sci-fi/mystery
from Fj2018
Sep 02, 2018 6:25 pm


EQ 6.1
CNR 9.2
thriller/suspense
from SpinyFirx
Aug 18, 2018 7:03 pm


EQ: 8/18/2018
from cqdarrell
Mar 13, 2018 6:03 am


EQ: 3/11/18
FR: 3/12/18 (Request came from Barry Zucker)

67,000 word contemporary fiction
from Patrick (admin)
Feb 28, 2018 1:50 pm


Profile Update: Open to queries. The email address is now working and the agent confirms he is open.

from Patrick (admin)
Feb 21, 2018 3:48 pm


Sorry afouse. It is the address listed on their website, but I confirmed that it is bouncing back as non-existent. I'm going to mark the agency closed to queries until things can be figured out. Thank you.

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