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 Serendipity Snags Two
NAACP Image Award Nominations

 
 
The nominations are in for the 49th NAACP Image Awards and two Serendipity authors have made the cut:
 
 
        
 
Lawrence Jackson's Chester B. Himes: A Biography (left) is nominated in the category of Best Outstanding Literary Work- Biography/ Autobiography. Jackson's work has received praise from numerous outlets like the New York Times Book Review, Harpers Magazine, and more, who all applaud Jackson's intelligent and comprehensive approach to telling the story of this groundbreaking African American author. 
 
 
The legendary Dick Gregory's final book, Defining Moments in Black History: Reading Between the Lies (right), is nominated in the category of Outstanding Literary Work- Nonfiction. Throughout his life, Gregory experienced, witnessed, and mused about some of the most monumental events in the complicated history of Black America, and in this book, he provides humor, insightful commentary, and first-hand accounts to provoke, enlighten, and entertain.
 
 
This year's awards will be hosted once again by Anthony Anderson and will air on TV ONE on Monday, January 15th, 2018--Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s holiday. Tune in to find out who will be awarded this prestigious prize! 
 

THE 8TH ANNUAL

YA DISCOVERY CONTEST 

 

IS CLOSED!

 

Thank you to all who entered; stay tuned to find out who our finalists are. 


NO QUERY? NO PITCH? NO PROBLEM!


 

Get in front of top YA Editors and Agents
with only the first 250 words of your YA novel!


Serendipity Literary Agency is hosting their eighth annual Young Adult Novel Discovery Competition.


Do you have a young adult novel—or a YA novel idea—tucked away for a rainy day? Have you been putting off pitching your idea simply because you’re not sure how to pitch an agent? No problem! All you have to do is submit the first 250 words of your novel and you can win exposure to editors and a critique of your manuscript by one of New York’s TOP literary agents Regina Brooks.
 
Regina Brooks is the CEO of Serendipity Literary Agency and the author of  the award winning book Writing Great Books For Young Adults, now available in its second edition.
 

 

—NOVEMBER IS NaNoWriMo—


In honor of National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo.org) - an international event where aspiring novelists are encouraged to write an entire novel in 30 days - this contest is meant to encourage the aspiring YA author to get started on that novel by offering an incentive for completing the first 250 words.

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A PRECIOUS IDEA IS NEVER ARBITRARILY UNEARTHED. IT SPURTS FORTH FROM EFFORT AND CREATIVITY, FINALLY UNCOVERED AS BRILLIANCE. SERENDIPITY LITERARY AGENCY PUSHES AND UNCOVERS THOSE WHO LOVE TO VENTURE IN THE QUARRY OF THEIR IMAGINATION.