Get to Know an Agent in Attendance: Regina Brooks of Serendipity Literary Agency

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Regina Brooks is a literary agent with Serendipity Literary Agency.

She seeks: young adult and middle grade fiction. In nonfiction, she is open to any subject where the author has a great platform, but especially enjoys memoir, health, how-to, business / finance, relationships, biography, cooking, and science.

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 has been highlighted in several national and international magazines and periodicals, including Forbes, Media Bistro, Writers and Poets, Essence Magazine, Writers Digest Magazine, The Writer, and Sister2Sister magazine and a host of others.  

Ms. Brooks is a member of the Association of Author Representatives (AAR) and has edited over 100 published books, and is the author of Writing Great Books For Young Adults (Sourcebooks) the Essence Magazine 2004 Quick Pick children’s book Never Finished! Never Done!, published by Scholastic Inc. and You Should Really Write A Book: How to Write, Sell and Market Your Memoir (St. Martin’s Press). She has been highlighted in several national and international magazines and periodicals, including Forbes, Media Bistro, Writers and Poets, Publishers Weekly, Essence Magazine, Writers Digest Magazine, The Writer, and Sister2Sister magazine.

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