It's all about standards and commitment. We are as diligent in adhering to highest possible business standards as in selecting the people we represent.
Serendipity Literary Agency LLC. is a boutique literary agency representing a select list of authors and illustrators. Founded by Regina Brooks in 2000, Serendipity has established a diverse base of award-winning clients in adult and young adult fiction, non-fiction, and children’s literature. We work tirelessly to help our clients build successful careers.
Our mission is one of long-term development and the cultivation of lasting relationships with new and established authors and illustrators.
We embrace serendipity, but we never forget that hard work produces its own luck.
Who is Regina Brooks?
Ms. Regina Brooks is the founder and President of Serendipity Literary Agency LLC. Equally at home in the technical world of engineering as in the literary world of writing and editing, Ms. Brooks has over a decade of experience in senior positions at major publishing houses including John Wiley & Sons Inc. and the McGraw-Hill Companies. She is a graduate of the Howard University Publishing Institute in Washington DC.
Prior to her publishing career she worked as an aerospace engineer for NASA Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, MD, and made history as the first African American woman to receive a Bachelors of Science Degree in Aerospace Engineering from the Ohio State University. She is also a graduate of The School of the Arts High School in Rochester, NY.
Brooks is the Executive Director of the Y. B. Literary Foundation, a not-for-profit organization whose mission is to promote the reading of literature as a meaningful, lifelong activity and transformative experience for youth. She serves on the board of the Soul Mountain Literary Retreat, and the Association of Freelancers in Publishing. In 2004, she was a finalist for the Stevie Award for Women Entrepreneurs and was honored as the NY Urban Leagues Rising Star. She is listed in International Who's Who under the categories of Engineering, Technology, Entrepreneurs, and Professional Management.
Ms. Brooks is a member of the Association of Author Representatives AAR, has edited over 50 published books, and is the author of the Essence Magazine 2004 Quick Pick children’s book Never Finished! Never Done!, published by Scholastic Inc.