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E. J. McCarthy
(ejmagency@gmail.com)

Agency: E. J. McCarthy Agency

Mill Valley, California, United States

Literary agency from former executive editor with more than twenty years book-publishing experience (Bantam Doubleday Dell, Presidio Press, Ballantine/Random House).

Looking for history, military history, thrillers, biography, memoir, political science, sports, and other nonfiction.

Education: Graduate of Fordham University, New York, NY. Bachelor of Arts degree in English. Certificate in copyediting, City University Graduate Center, New York, NY.

E. J. McCarthy Agency has placed books with such publishers as Simon & Schuster, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, Penguin Press, St. Martin's Press, Ballantine Books, Presidio Press, Pocket Books, Bantam Books, John Wiley & Sons, Berkley Books, NAL, and many others.

We have represented books that have appeared on The New York Times Bestseller List, and books that were recipients of distinguished literary awards including the Barnes & Noble Discover Great New Writers Award and the William E. Colby Award.

Leading clients include Nathaniel Fick, Craig Mullaney, Eric Greitens, Daniel P. Bolger, Molly Guptill Manning, Thomas X. Hammes, Jay Stout

Please query first by email.

Listed in Jeff Herman's directory of agents: Yes

Reading fee: No