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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 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 (info@sgglit.com).
from bcfheartbreaker
Jan 17, 2018 1:50 pm


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

Fantasy 114k
from Catsamoa79
Jan 06, 2018 9:11 am


EQ: 10/24/18
CNR: 1/6/18
from brandonmc87
Jan 05, 2018 1:38 pm


EQ 11/7/17
CNR 1/5/18

Dark Fantasy 99k
from bckinney
Dec 17, 2017 10:12 am


EQ: 8/28/2017
12/17 I should CNR it, but just in case I re-sent from another email address.

112k epic fantasy
from eebnhab
Nov 20, 2017 12:09 pm


EQ: 11/5/17
Contemporary Espionage Thriller
CNR: 11/20/17
from Davfir
Nov 12, 2017 7:27 am


EQ: 9/1/2017
CNR
75k Sci-Fi Detective

@rouyuan: I haven't gotten very many receipt confirmations from agents in the past. I wouldn't let your anxiety about it climb too high. If you contact them within 90 days or so, they might see it as being too needy. Publishing is a slow business, waiting 3-6 months for the wheels to turn isn't out of the norm.
from BookGirlBrooke
Nov 11, 2017 10:38 pm


EQ: 11/11/17
Fantasy
from CraneHana
Sep 15, 2017 12:54 pm


EQ- 7/3/17 102K high fantasy w/ LGBTQI elements
nudged w/ offer of publication 8/20/17
Mms withdrawn for offer of publication, 9/13/17.
from isidri
Aug 30, 2017 12:24 pm


ER 4/13/17
ER the same day

106K Historical Fantasy
from KristenH
Aug 28, 2017 2:13 pm


EQ 7/7/17 (Diplomatic Immunity)
ER 8/28/17 (Passed--not interested in political thrillers) Will try him with something new next year.
Congrats Crane!

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