Project Description

Regina Brooks

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, Regina 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.

Regina is the author of Essence Magazine’s quick pick children’s book, Never Finished Never Done, Writing Great Books for Young Adults, and You Should Really Write a Book. She is also on the faculty of the Harvard University publishing program the Whidbey Island Writers MFA, Western Connecticut MFA low residency programs, Writer’s Digest University and teaches annually at more than twenty worldwide conferences. She has been highlighted in several national and international magazines and periodicals, including Publishers Weekly, Forbes, Media Bistro, Writers and Poets, Essence Magazine, Ebony, Jet, Women on Writing, Writer’s Digest Magazine, The Writer, The Network Journal, and Rolling Out. 

Spring 2017 Course: Secrets to Securing an Agent in an Overcrowded Marketplace