Reminder: New literary agents (with this spotlight featuring Foladé Bell of Serendipity Literary Agency) are golden opportunities for new writers because each one is a literary agent who is likely building his or her client list.
About Foladé: Most recently, she was an assistant editor at the trade publication Radio & Records.
She is seeking: literary, upmarket and commercial women’s fiction with a strong sense of story, voice and character; funny and relatable fiction; daring YA books that showcase a fresh, unique perspective; literary mysteries/thrillers that aren’t formulaic or market saturated, contemporary historical fiction, African-American issues, gay/lesbian, Christian fiction, humor and books that deeply explore other cultures. No subject is out-of-bounds. She loves nonfiction that reads like fiction. Feel free to approach her with ideas adapted from blogs or websites with new views on pop culture.
How to contact: E-query. Send your query to submissions(at)serendipitylit(dot)com with "Query for Foladé" in the subject line.
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