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Mr. Russell Galen

Scovil Galen Ghosh Literary Agency, Inc.

276 Fifth Avenue, Suite 708

New York, NY 10001



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Website: www.sgglit.com/

AAR Member: Yes

Accepts Queries Via...

Snail-Mail: Yes

E-Mail: Yes

Online Form: No

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from ladytuono
Nov 10, 2016 5:53 pm


Queried 11/10/2016 with Adult LGBT Contemporary Fantasy.

Rejection same day. Personalized rejection saying my query was good. Very validating and kind of him.
from Flourish
Nov 10, 2016 4:51 pm


EQ: 11/10/16
ER less than an hour later. A very encouraging, courteous, and personalized rejection.
from klgreer
Nov 03, 2016 9:31 pm


EQ 10/16
CNR 11/3
118K gunpowder fantasy
from JTrauberman
Oct 23, 2016 10:58 pm


EQ: 10/18

72k Adult Contemporary Fantasy
from KayBeyus
Sep 23, 2016 10:03 pm


EQ: 9/23 Sounds like a long shot...but you never know.

113,000 Fantasy Romance
from mskennicutt
Sep 09, 2016 5:20 pm


8/22 - EQ
8/22 - ER **At least it was a personal response and he commented specifically on something I said so it was NOT a form. Also he said at the moment he had 'plenty of Fantasy' but thanks.
from PaigeTurner
Aug 29, 2016 12:50 pm


Any updates on this agency? It appears from their website they still have Anna Ghosh on board, but she has gone off and started her own agency http://www.ghoshliterary.com/ as we know from QT. However, when you click the email on the Scovil Galen Ghosh site, her old sgglit email is still working!!

I only ask this because I'm the last one to query her at her own Ghosh agency (which was CNR)....so wondering what the etiquette is (just in case) and if one is allowed to query both agencies or if a CNR/No from her own means a "no" from everyone at SGGLIT as well. Thanks.

from SJSover
Aug 08, 2016 10:42 am


EQ 8/4
ER 8/8

Very gracious.
from sschlieter
Jul 31, 2016 9:56 pm


EQ 7/31/16
from KristenH
Jul 14, 2016 4:04 pm


EQ 5/20/16 (Requery Venom)
CNR 7/14/16 (Nothing from nudge). Will try him with Chain Reaction later this fall.
from brianeh
Jun 21, 2016 1:08 pm


Submission email bounced, undeliverable
from CandaceDavenport
May 03, 2016 4:13 pm


NO YA
from CombatKatie
Apr 24, 2016 4:12 pm


Does anyone know if he's a no-response-means-no agent?
from Thaydawg
Apr 16, 2016 7:38 am


EQ: March 25

Epic Fantasy: 195k
from Ambiguous_A
Mar 30, 2016 10:33 am


EQ: 3/30
Personalized R: 3/31
YA Speculative Thriller

He said my query letter was definitely well written, but he's not expanding his YA list right now. I'm just flattered he thinks the query's good!

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