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Mr. Jim McCarthy

Dystel & Goderich Literary Management

One Union Square West, Suite 904

New York, NY 10003



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Website: www.dystel.com

Twitter: JimMcCarthy528

AAR Member: Yes

Accepts Queries Via...

Snail-Mail: Yes

E-Mail: Yes

Online Form: No

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Mar 23, 2015 6:40 pm


EQ: 3/20/15
ER: 3/23/15
"Unfortunately, the project you describe does not suit our list at this time."
--why do I get the feeling they barely read the query, let alone the synopsis?
YA Fantasy 103K words
from summerspence
Mar 23, 2015 5:47 pm


EQ - 3/13
FR - 3/16
Form Reject - 3/23

Quick and painful. ;)
from keepthefaith
Mar 19, 2015 2:48 pm


EQ: 8/4
Full request: 8/12
ER: 8/19

EQ after significant rewrite: 3/18
Full request: 3/19

YA Fantasy 88K
from summerspence
Mar 18, 2015 12:22 pm


Yes! Fast is so nice! Onward! <3
from cavalcar
Mar 18, 2015 9:37 am


summerspence: It's okay... I'd have loved to work with him, and it's sad that he rejected my book, but I'm just glad it all went really fast. Waiting is the worst part of the querying process.

Good luck on your full! :)

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