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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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Snail-Mail: Yes

E-Mail: Yes

Online Form: No

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from LightofBeauty
Jun 17, 2018 11:54 pm

EQ: 6/18
from writer832
Jun 16, 2018 1:27 pm

EQ 6/4/2018
from KristenH
May 27, 2018 6:44 am

EQ 5/25/18 (2nd/final requery Chain Reaction)--same day rejection (passed--not what he's looking for)
from JasonTVoiovich
May 12, 2018 3:20 pm

EQ: 5/12/2018 business
from BillGinTexas
May 08, 2018 10:25 am

EQ: 05/08/2018 84k SF/Horror Short Stories
from KristenH
May 01, 2018 4:47 pm

EQ 4/30/18 (2nd/final requery Venom)--same day rejection (likes herpetology, but not a good fit at this time)

Congrats on full Len!
from lenazanarbor
Apr 11, 2018 12:09 am

EQ: 3/28
FR: 3/28 (1 hour later O.O)

from PhaylennMcKnight
Mar 29, 2018 10:46 pm

EQ: 12/19/17
CNR: 3/29/18

130 days
from Thulsa_doom
Mar 26, 2018 4:33 pm


Kind personalised rejection, quick turnaround
from freoduwebbe
Feb 16, 2018 12:06 pm

EQ feb 16 at about 1am
ERfeb 16 10am
Very kind personal rejection! He said "it sounds very powerful and compelling, but has a small press feel, and may be just too dark and strange to sell to the big houses"
Pretty amazing when a rejection makes you feel good about your query/book!
from bobbates
Feb 05, 2018 5:39 pm

@Patrick. Thanks!
from PhaylennMcKnight
Feb 04, 2018 4:45 pm

EQ NA Urban Fantasy/Sci Fi: 11/19/2017
hoping that the longer they have it the more likely I'll get a positive response.
from Patrick (admin)
Feb 03, 2018 10:42 am

Hi bobbates,
That usually means the problem is on your end. Do you use a private email server? (instead of a free service such as gmail or yahoo mail) It sounds like you might, and your server was somehow branded as a source of spam. You'll need to talk with your email provider about it so they can get it removed from the spam lists.
from bobbates
Feb 03, 2018 10:08 am

I tried to submit a query to the email on the agency website, but it bounced back as undeliverable: "Connection refused due to abuse". Has anyone had a similar problem? (I got the same bounceback when trying to follow up to their "General Inquiries" email address (
from bcfheartbreaker
Jan 17, 2018 1:50 pm

EQ - 11/14/17
CNR - 1/15/18

Fantasy 114k

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