Mr. John Rudolph

Dystel Goderich & Bourret LLC

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John Rudolph

Dystel Goderich & Bourret LLC

One Union Square West, Suite 904
New York, NY 10003
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Query Methods
Accepts queries via...
Postal Mail
This agent is seeking the following genres:


Middle Grade
Picture Book
  • Picture Book, Author/Illustrator
Young Adult


Humor/Gift Book
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Author Comments
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03/07/2024 10:12 AM
Submitted query for a 580 word picture book with illustrations on 3/5/2024
Received form rejection on 3/7/2024
07/20/2023 06:31 PM
replied quickly but negative
appeared to be automated response
05/20/2023 12:24 PM
REVISION: After more than 3 months, I did get a short, personal email rejection, which I appreciated.

YA SciFi. I met John at an agent/writer mixer. He said I could query him via email, but he hasn't answered me so far. I sent a nudge a week ago (as a "response" to my first email ... should I send the nudge another way?) but still no response. It's now been 50 days. Should I consider myself ghosted?

It's now been 63 days with no response after a couple of nudges. I'm considering this query CNR. I'm perplexed, since he personally invited me to submit, that he didn't at least send a form rejection note.
Talk about feeling like a non-entity!

04/13/2023 03:23 PM
600-word PB
Form rejection after 20 days.

"Thank you for letting me review your query. Unfortunately, I don't believe that we are the appropriate agents to represent this material. In this very competitive market, we are simply not enthusiastic enough about our ability to sell this work to offer you representation. We wish you the best of luck placing this successfully. Thank you, once again, for letting us consider it."
03/06/2023 08:29 AM
EQ 2/5/23
FR 2/6/23

YA 73K
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04/22/2019 - Genres updated.
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