Reminder: New literary agents (with this spotlight featuring John Weber 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 John: John Weber came to Serendipity Literary Agency after spending more than 20 years directing information technology systems in higher education. For the last seven years, he has worked with Serendipity Literary reading queries for children’s, middle grade and young adult novels as well as working with authors editing their work. As an author, his breakout novel, Orphan!, set in the Great Depression, was selected by the National Parenting Publications as an Honor Book.
He is seeking: Weber is looking for middle grade and young adult stories with universal themes told in unique settings, which show developing and changing relationships between characters. Because of his science/math/computer science background, he is interested in realistic historical fiction using current technology and projecting technology into the future. He is also wants well-researched science fiction, with no fantasy elements where science forms the foundation of progressive societies in the future.
How to submit: "For the most up-to-date information on how to submit a novel to us, authors should go to the Serendipity web page, www.serendipitylit.com. Serendipity is not accepting any picture book submissions at this time."
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