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Mr. James McGowan

BookEnds, LLC

136 Long Hill Rd.

Gillette, NJ 07933



Website: www.bookendsliterary.com

AAR Member: No

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Snail-Mail: No

E-Mail: No

Online Form: Yes

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from AjP1933
Oct 11, 2021 6:05 pm


10/03/21 82k memoir
10/04/21 Form rejection

I'm 2 for 2 at this agency now.
I think I'll move on. :(
from ozzy93
Sep 08, 2021 5:50 pm


8/11/21 Online query
8/12/21 Form rejection
from JHall1
Aug 26, 2021 12:55 am


BookEnds website says: "PLEASE NOTE: JAMES IS CURRENTLY CLOSED TO PICTURE BOOK TEXTS." But that he is "looking to add more illustrators to his list, especially those with ambitions to write."
from Zooks3
Jul 21, 2021 9:46 am


7/20/21 Online form re: The Knotted Gun - suspense. Received auto-response of receipt.
7/21/21 - nice form rejection
from JamesHLewis
Jul 15, 2021 5:03 am


Submitted 7/14; Thriller, 96k
immediate acknowledgment;
Rejection 7/15.
from Patrick (admin)
Jun 29, 2021 10:02 am


Profile Update: Genres updated.
from artifex
Jun 11, 2021 12:53 pm


QM 6/8/21
ER 6/8/21 Full Requested
FS 6/11/21

98k psychological suspense
#PitMad June 2021
from MelissaMcKinnon
Jun 04, 2021 12:09 pm


Adult Horror Thriller 72K
#PitMad June 2021 Referral

QM: Sent June 4, 2021
from HandsomeAL
Jun 03, 2021 10:36 pm


Rejected same day.
from Abigail
Apr 26, 2021 5:35 pm


QM Rejection 26 APRIL 2021 very nice form leter. I appreciate the quick response.
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QM sent 26 APRIL 2021
Mystery 77k
from authorbeccaday
Apr 08, 2021 3:00 pm


Psychological suspense 82k words

EQ: 04/07
Full request: 04/08
from Patrick (admin)
Apr 07, 2021 5:05 am


Profile Update: Genres updated.
from mermaid99
Apr 05, 2021 8:59 am


EQ: 04/02
PB - 980 words
ER: 04/04

Disappointed, but truly appreciate the quick response.


from juliabean
Mar 24, 2021 11:44 am


Query via online form (NF PB): 3/23
Form rejection (same day!): 3/23
from Narnia36
Mar 19, 2021 10:19 am


Fast, slightly personalized rejection.

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