Jim McCarthy, Literary Agent
Dystel, Goderich & Bourret LLC
One Union Square West, Suite 904
New York, NY 10003

Jim McCarthy



Jim McCarthy

Submission Address

Submissions should be emailed to jmccarthy@dystel.com 

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About Jim McCarthy:

Jim McCarthy is a VP and agent at Dystel, Goderich & Bourret. He is particularly interested in literary fiction, underrepresented voices, fantasy, mysteries, romance, and anything unusual or unexpected. In addition to fiction he is also interested in narrative nonfiction. 

Submission Guidelines Details for Jim McCarthy

Market Types Represented: Adult, Young Adult and Middle Grade Fiction, Narrative Nonfiction


Email: jmccarthy@dystel.com

Accepts: Action/Adventure, Biography, Children's, Commercial, Family Saga, Fantasy, General, Historical, History, Journalism, LGBTQ, Literary, Memoir, Middle Grade, Mystery, Pop Culture, Romance, Science Fiction, Thriller, Women’s Fiction, Young Adult

Web Address: www.dystel.com

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