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Hi,

Does anyone know anything about the agency below and what the complaints might have been about?

James Literary Agency: A literary agency. Located in Chicago, IL. Query by email only. P&E has received several complaints concerning this agent

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I'd email P&E and ask. In the meantime, perhaps the bigger question is what has he sold.
 

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I received an uncalled for inappropriate response to my query letter. IMO, this guy comes across as mentally imbalanced.
 

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Jonathon James

This guy is a disgrace. He should not have the privilige to have a foot in the Literary Business.

I sent him a simple query regarding submission and instead of a polite or normal rejection, he arrogantly replies with an insult. Then proceeds to insult back after I thank him for his time.

This guy is a joke and gives literary agents a bad name. Unprofessional and ill mannered. His name is Jonathon James and should be greatly AVOIDED by any author, published or not!
 
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He must be one of those dumber than a fifth grader types. Glad I didn't send him a query as I would have told him where to put his insults on a simple, professional query. Stay away from him - maybe he's got dementia?
 

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It would be useful if people reported their experiences and gave a little more background and detail than has so far been supplied. It would be far more constructive than name-calling and insulting the agent concerned.
 

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It would be useful if people reported their experiences and gave a little more background and detail than has so far been supplied. It would be far more constructive than name-calling and insulting the agent concerned.

Yeah, it would be cool to hear specifically what this guy said. Any chance of posting these insulting responses?
 

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Regardless, still no sign of sales (or recent activity, for that matter).
 

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