ECA+ Creative Member Directory
Mapping the Arts in Easthampton, Southampton, & Westhampton


Terrence McCarthy


Web Townie - Creative writing, humor, personal essays

An Easthampton native, I am a graduate of Easthampton High School. I am the author of three books, a memoir, and two essay collections. A regular commentator on NPR's Robin Hood Radio, I was also a regular commentator for WFCR the NPR affiliate in Amherst

A U.S. Air Force veteran, I am a cum laude graduate ( English/Journalism, University of Massachusetts, Amherst. A former newspaper reporter and ad agency creative director, my essays have been published in many newspapers, and several magazines.

U.S. Air Force veteran ( 4 years ) Newspaper reporter ( Three years ) Ad agency copywriter/creative director, Hartford CT area, 9 years. Psychiatric counselor/human rights officer, Baystate Medical Center, Spfld, MA