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Full Agent Profile: Russell Galen



NAME

Russell Galen

AGENCY
Scovil Galen Ghosh Literary Agency
AAR MEMBER
Yes
EMAIL
russellgalen@sgglit.com
AGENCY WEB SITE
http://www.sgglit.com/



FICTION GENRES
Literary Fiction | Science Fiction | Mystery | Horror | Commercial Fiction | Fantasy | Historical Fiction | Young Adult | Thrillers/Suspense | Adventure | Military/Espionage | Middle Grade
NONFICTION GENRES

History | Biography | Food & Lifestyle | Politics | Medical | Science | Parenting | Drama/Music | Multi-Cultural | Memoirs | Travel | Adventure/True Story | Current Affairs | Business | Pop Culture | Narrative | Finance | Health & Fitness | Nature/Ecology | Military | True Crime | Technology | Journalism | Juvenile

CURRENT STATUS
  • This agent accepts queries
  • MORE INFORMATION

    SPECIAL INTERESTS
    • Interested in novels that transport him, whether it be into the past, the future, a fantasy world, an alternate historical track, a world in which our world touches another that is hidden or rarely seen, or one which has been changed by some new technology, event, or idea
    • In nonfiction, he represents strong, serious books on almost any subject. He's interested in science, history, journalism, biography, business, memoir, nature, politics, sports, contemporary culture, literary nonfiction, etc.
    • He will take on any book by a good writer willing to work hard and spend a year plumbing the depths of some fascinating aspect of man or nature.
    DOES NOT REPRESENT
    • He won’t take on a nonfiction book that doesn’t teach him something, or books which are merely entertaining, or which are bullshit (diet or pop psych books that don’t really help people, for instance).
    SUBMISSION GUIDELINES

    FACTS/TIDBITS
    EDUCATION
    • Graduate of Brandeis University


    NEW DEALS
    Fiction | Young Adult
    Juliet Marillier's the SHADOWFELL Trilogy, to Michelle Frey at Knopf Children's, in a good deal, for publication in 2013, 2014, 2015, by Russell Galen at Scovil Galen Ghosh Literary Agency (NA).

    Fiction | Young Adult
    NYT bestselling YA author of LITTLE BROTHER and FOR THE WIN Cory Doctorow's PIRATE CINEMA, a story of teens on the raw cutting edge of the Internet, pirates who set out to save the world from Hollywood and Hollywood from itself, to Patrick Nielsen Hayden at Tor Children's, in a significant deal, for publication in 2011, by Russell Galen at Scovil Galen Ghosh Literary Agency (NA).

    PAST/PRESENT CLIENTS
    The Devil Colony: A Sigma Force Novel
    Author:   James Rollins
    Genres:   Thrillers/Suspense
    Publisher:   William Morrow (June 21, 2011)

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    The Last Tortoise: A Tale of Extinction in Our Lifetime
    Author:   Dr. Craig Stanford
    Genres:   Science | Nature/Ecology
    Publisher:   Belknap Press of Harvard University Press (May 15, 2010)
    At the center of this beautifully written work is Stanford’s own research in the Mascarene and Galapagos Islands, where the plight of giant tortoise populations illustrates the threat faced by all tortoises.
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    Overwinter: A Werewolf Tale
    Author:   David Wellington
    Genres:   Fantasy
    Publisher:   Three Rivers Press; Original edition (September 14, 2010)
    Cheyenne Clark—a woman whose hatred for werewolves has turned her into the very beast she most despises—prowls the Arctic Circle on the trail of an ancient secret, hunting for the one thing that could remove the lycanthropic curse and make her human again. Yet standing between Chey and her goal are a werewolf hunter armed with a diabolically brilliant weapon, a centuries-old werewolf with her own mysterious agenda…and Chey’s own complicated feelings for the man who doomed her to this existence but on whom her life now depends.
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    The Painted Boy
    Author:   Charles de Lint
    Genres:   Young Adult
    Publisher:   Viking Juvenile (November 11, 2010)
    Jay Li should be in Chicago, finishing high school and working at his family's restaurant. Instead, as a born member of the Yellow Dragon Clan--part human, part dragon, like his grandmother--he is on a quest even he does not understand, and face a series of dangerous, otherworldly--and very human--challenges to become the man, and dragon, he is meant to be.
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    The Omega Point
    Author:   Whitley Strieber
    Genres:   Fantasy
    Publisher:   Tor Books; First Edition edition (June 22, 2010)
    The solar system's entry in 2020 into a supernova's atmosphere threatens the future of life on Earth in Strieber's sequel to 2012: The War for Souls.
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    LINKS
    http://www.publishersmarketplace.com/members/scglit/
    This is Russell Galen's webpage on PublishersMarketplace
    PREVIOUS AGENCIES
    Scott Meredith Literary Agency
    Scovil Chichak Galen Literary Agency, Inc.