Jim McCarthy is a Vice-President at Dystel & Goderich Literary Management. He started with the agency as an intern in 1999, and has represented his own clients for over a decade. His list includes New York Times bestsellers Richelle Mead, Alyssa Day, and Victoria Laurie, among many others.
As an avid fiction reader, his interests encompass both literary and commercial works in the adult and young adult categories. He is particularly interested in literary women's fiction, underrepresented voices, mysteries, romance, paranormal fiction, and anything unusual or unexpected. In addition to fiction he is also interested in narrative nonfiction, memoir, and paranormal nonfiction.
Jim was raised just outside of NYC and currently lives in Brooklyn.