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Jim McCarthy 42

An agent with Dystel, Goderich & Bourret LLC (see other agents at this agency).

About

Jim McCarthy interned for Dystel, Goderich & Bourret while studying urban design at New York University. Upon graduating, Jim realized he would much rather continue working with books than make the jump (as he had originally intended) to the field of city planning. Eighteen years later, he remains at DG&B as a VP and agent. As an avid fiction reader, his interests encompass both literary and commercial works in the adult, young adult, and middle grade categories. He is particularly interested in literary fiction, underrepresented voices, fantasy, mysteries, romance, anything unusual or unexpected, and any book that makes him cry or laugh out loud. In addition to fiction he is also interested in narrative nonfiction whether it be memoir, historical, science, pop culture, or just a darn good polemic.

Country & Professional Associations

United States Member of AALA

Fiction Open

Audience:
Open to a broad Audience, including: Adults, Children, Middle grades, Young adults.
Genres:
GenreSubgenres
General General
Fantasy FantasyOpen to all/most Subgenres.
Mystery/Crime Mystery/CrimeOpen to all/most Subgenres.
Romance RomanceOpen to all/most Subgenres.
Styles:
Open to all/most Styles, including: Literary, Mainstream.
Topics:
Open to all/most Topics.
Types/Lengths:
Novel Novel
Submissions:
ElectronicPostalSimultaneous
OK OK OK
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Nonfiction Open

Audience:
Open to a broad Audience, including: All ages.
Styles:
Open to all/most Styles, including: Literary, Mainstream, Personal.
Topics:
Open to all/most Topics, including: History, Memoir, Science, Society/Culture (Pop culture).
Types/Lengths:
Book Book
Submissions:
ElectronicPostalSimultaneous
OK OK OK
Always check guidelines for details and restrictions. If you aren't familiar with these terms, see our glossary.

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Dates

Last Updated: 26 Oct 2022
Last Checked: 16 Nov 2022 We check each active listing's guidelines page for changes once a month (if compliant).
Last Audited: 26 Oct 2022 We audit each active listing twice a year.
Date Added: 27 Feb 2018

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