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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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Twitter: JimMcCarthy528

AAR Member: Yes

Accepts Queries Via...

Snail-Mail: Yes

E-Mail: Yes

Online Form: No

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May 20, 2015 6:31 pm

EQ: 4/21/15
ER: 4/27/15

Form letter
Legal thriller
May 18, 2015 3:48 pm

query: 5/18
full request 5/18
YA contemporary and I forgot to add a comma after his name in my greeting--so don't panic if you make a tiny mistake :) (but good thing I didn't notice until after I got the request)
from Elliem
May 14, 2015 3:04 pm

EQ: 5/14
Form Rej: 5/14 (Only an hour!)
YA Fantasy
May 08, 2015 6:59 pm

EQ: 3/25
FR: 3/26
ER: 3/30 -- Really nice form rejection. Bummer. Dream agent. NEXT!
May 06, 2015 1:45 am

EQ: 5/1
ER: 5/4

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