Ayesha Pande Literary

Serene Hakim

Serene is actively seeking YA (all genres but in particular: sci-fi and fantasy with a unique hook, realistic YA with diverse characters), upmarket women's fiction, and anything that gives voice to those whose voices are underrepresented and/or marginalized. Stories dealing with the Middle East and the variety of immigrant experiences out there will definitely catch her eye, as will stories dealing with LGBTQ and feminist issues. Intriguing female characters are also a huge plus.