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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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from klarson315
Jul 23, 2015 2:10 pm


Bluetwilight, if you're referring to me (FR on 6/25), nope! I tweeted him last night asking about it because I was wondering the same thing. He said he tries to go in order but sometimes doesn't for various reasons. I've had an agent not receive my emails before, so it is possible it was lost... But I've spoken on the phone with an agent and I'm working on a very minor revision for her, so I'm going to wait to see what comes of that before nudging him officially!
from bluetwilight84
Jul 23, 2015 1:27 pm


Have the outstanding June full requests heard from Jim? It seems he back to responding promptly, but maybe he's forgotten about the previous month's requests?
from Jstryker
Jul 22, 2015 9:38 pm


EQ: 7/19/15
FR: 7/19/15
ER: 7/22/15

Adult contemporary w/LGBT elements 83K

Personalized response - courtesy and professional in addition to a remarkable turnaround time. Will definitely query Mr. McCarthy again, he really seems to be on top of things!
from Buddrcup
Jul 19, 2015 1:36 pm


EQ 7/18/15
YA Historical Time Travel
85,000 words
ER 7/19/15 (form "Dear Author...Sincerely, Dystel & Goderich Literary Management")
from ConnieG
Jul 14, 2015 11:46 am


EQ sent 7/10 Women's lit
ER rec'd 7/13, polite no, didn't fit
Good fast turnaround

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