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Mr. Jonathan Lyons

Curtis Brown, Ltd.

Ten Astor Place, 3rd floor

New York, NY 10003


Twitter: LyonsLiterary

AAR Member: Yes

Accepts Queries Via...

Snail-Mail: No

E-Mail: No

Online Form: Yes

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from ladytuono
Jan 03, 2017 9:35 am

Form Query: 11/11.
CNR 1/3

Adult Contemporary LGBT Fantasy 87k
from ChazBoston
Jul 20, 2016 9:16 am

I have used four email addresses in the agency's online submission form, but in each case the message has bounced back as
"spam." I called the agency seeking assistance and was told "try again, it should work now." It does not.
from CandaceDavenport
Jun 11, 2016 5:51 pm

FQ: 6/11/16

102K YA Fantasy/sci-fi
from qwertyman
Jun 08, 2016 7:46 pm

EQ (via form): 4/22
Speculative fiction
CNR: 6/8/16
from EricaEditor
May 23, 2016 12:08 am

EQ: 4/24/16, via the online submission form.
FR: 5/20/16, from his assistant Sarah Perillo. She's building her own list, and she seems very lovely and super professional! Can't wait to hear back from her :)
from eebnhab
Apr 04, 2016 9:23 pm

EQ 3/13/16
Mystery/Thriller 63k
CNR 4/4/16
from Christi12
Mar 31, 2016 5:28 pm

I waited about 5 weeks, 2 weeks past his 3 weeks and no response means no.

CNR: 3/31
from vivalabetsy
Mar 30, 2016 1:23 pm

Does anyone know if we are supposed to only send a query letter? I'm assuming that's the case given the lack of summision information.
from Catsamoa79
Jan 25, 2016 2:08 pm

EQ: 11/7/16
CNR: 1/25/16
from Patrick (admin)
Jan 13, 2016 10:09 am

Thanks Drachen
from Drachen
Jan 12, 2016 11:30 am

The Lyons Literary (dot com) website in this listing has expired.

I found all of Mr. Lyons's details on the Curtis Brown website.
from NichelleSeely
Dec 15, 2015 3:07 pm

Submitted crime novel query via online form: 12/15/15
from Nani123
Oct 01, 2015 10:38 am

Online form: 10/1/15

YA thriller
from bevjack1
Sep 03, 2015 1:55 pm

FQ 9/3/15 Suspense 79K (end of Sept)
from Spike_Taterman
May 29, 2015 12:56 pm

EQ (via form): 3/24/2015
YA Fantasy, 100k words
CNR: 5/29/2015...and I asked my buddy who is a client of his to look for my query and at least read it.....does anyone else get the feeling some agents aren't even reading the queries?

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