Reminder: New literary agents (with this spotlight featuring Dawn Michelle Hardy of Serendipity Literary) are golden opportunities for new writers because each one is a literary agent who is likely building his or her client list.
About Dawn: Dawn Michelle Hardy of Serendipity Literary received her Bachelor of Science degree in Marketing: International Trade and her Associate of Applied Science degree in Fashion Buying and Merchandising from The Fashion Institute of Technology in New York City. For several years Dawn oversaw the day-to-day production and sales operations for independent publisher turned New York Times bestselling author Teri Woods (True to the Game, Dutch trilogy, Alibi). Since 2004 Dawn has planned effective public relations campaigns for fiction authors signed to Hachette Book Group, Simon & Schuster and Kensington/Dafina, as well as nonfiction self-published titles on career, health and empowerment.
She is seeking: nonfiction self-help, motivational and empowerment, women's fiction, relationship, pop culture, leadership and non-denominational spiritual titles. Feel free to contact her in reference to any nonfiction subject.
How to submit: There is an online submission form here, and there appear to be different submission instructions for sending in kids works, adult fiction, and adult nonfiction. Make sure you check over online guidelines carefully.
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