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Jack Scovil Literary Agent was a book agent with Scovil Galen Ghosh Literary Agency in New York City before he passed away February 23, 2012. Literary Agent Jack Scovil Literary Agent began his career at the Scott Meredith Agency, where he spent 20 years, rising to senior v-p. In 1992, Scovil joined with two other agents to form the Scovil Chichak Galen Literary Agency, which today operates under the name of Scovil Galen Ghosh. Publishing Agent Jack Scovil was active in the firm’s affairs and the representation of his own clients until the onset of a brief illness just days before his death. Scovil worked with Norman Mailer, Carl Sagan, Arthur C. Clarke, Walter Anderson, Edward Klein, Larry Smith, Margaret Truman, James Brady, and many others. He was also a founding Advisory Board member of the M.F.A. low-residency writing program at Wilkes University. Book Agent Jack Scovil was an agent for more than 40 years.

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Jack Scovil Literary Agent Biography

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Book Genres – Jack Scovil Literary Agent

Jack Scovil Literary Agent represents the following book genres:

  • Fiction
  • Nonfiction

Representative Sales – Jack Scovil Literary Agent

  • THE ALCATRAZ GANG by Alvin Townley (Thomas Dunne Books)
  • JESSICA Z. by Shawn Klomparens (Bantam Dell)
  • LEGACY OF HONOR by Alvin Townley (Thomas Dunne Books)
  • WATERLOGGED by Karen E. Olson (NAL)
  • DRAZA’S MOUNTAIN by Marcia Kurapovna (Wiley)

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