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Mr. Eric Ruben

The Ruben Agency

222 Broadway, 19th Floor

New York, NY 10038

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Twitter: theericruben

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from Patrick (admin)
Jul 04, 2018 10:46 am

Profile Update: No longer working as a literary agent.
from saintsavant
Apr 23, 2018 8:51 am

He just announced on twitter that he's closing his lit agency.
from MyLittleCthulhu
Feb 06, 2018 8:51 am

EQ 12/27
ER 2/6 Form

Paranormal Romance 91k
from Pauukiku
Feb 01, 2018 6:33 pm

sent in query before he shut down queries. Got lost in the shuffle.
from Patrick (admin)
Jan 21, 2018 10:00 pm

Profile Update: Closed to queries.

from Utopiandreams
Jan 08, 2018 3:22 pm

EQ 1/8 w/first ch and synopsis

84k YA SF
from JaeStories
Jan 07, 2018 10:20 am

100k YA Fantasy
EQ: 1/7/18 with sample chapter and synopsis.

He seems like such a great guy on Twitter. Fingers crossed!
from Patrick (admin)
Dec 28, 2017 8:39 am

Profile Update: Open to queries.

(Thanks minigato)
from minigato
Dec 27, 2017 11:02 am

Re-opened to queries, per his Twitter (
from CALynch
Dec 14, 2017 10:53 pm

EQ: 8.3.17
FR: 8.15.17
Nudged due to offer of rep: 9.13.17
Offer of rep: 9.15.17 I ended up signing with a different agent, but talking to Eric was amazing - he was funny, kind, and incredibly smart. Anyone would be lucky to work with him!
from Patrick (admin)
Nov 08, 2017 9:16 am

Profile Update: Closed to queries.

from LightofBeauty
Sep 17, 2017 11:02 am

I'm surprised people still query this guy considering when you scroll down and read many comments below, there are so many red flags. He's an example of how no agent is better than having a bad agent.
from Expat8410
Aug 25, 2017 9:41 am

EQ: 8/24
ER: 8/25

Looking at his query reply timeline, gotta give him credit. He is very quick on the draw with the reply. Knows what he wants. But they all look red, unfortunately!
from kkenne
Aug 18, 2017 12:49 am

EQ: 8/18
from t_amcdonald
Aug 12, 2017 3:53 am

EQ 8/1/17 Dark Erotic
ER 8/11/17 Form rejection

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