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agent : jla@janczuklit.com
Weronika Janczuk
Janczuk Literary Agency
near Herald Square, New York, NY 10001 US
http://www.janczuklit.com
illustration
Feiwel & Friends/Macmillan (June 2021)

WERONIKA (Veronica) E. K. JANCZUK [WEKJ] is the founder of, president of, and literary agent at the NYC-based JANCZUK LITERARY AGENCY (JLA).

Founded in 2021, JLA is a full-service boutique literary agency specializing in a broad range of fiction and non-fiction for young adults and adults.

The agency’s mission is to identify and nurture the best writers, looking to build lifelong careers. We offer literary representation for print and digital media, and partner with the best agents to place translation, film/TV, and other subsidiary rights for our authors and their projects.

+ On Hugo-, Nebula-, Campbell-, & Locus-Winning && Internationally Bestselling Author Max Gladstone's THREE PARTS DEAD, the first in the Craft Sequence:
"Stunningly good. Stupefyingly good." —Patrick Rothfuss, New York Times-bestselling author of The Name of the Wind

WEKJ was just nineteen-y.o. when she and Max found one another. That origin story is here.

+ On Zoe Hana Mikuta's GEARBREAKERS && GODSLAYERS: [who was just eighteen-y.o. when she wrote the first!]
"Zoe Hana Mikuta’s GEARBREAKERS will ruin your life, and I mean that in the best way possible . . . Will blow your mind." —Culturess

"A brutal and commanding debut . . . Mikuta has delivered an extraordinary novel that perfectly balances high-octane action with intimate character development and tender hope." —Vulture

"Even more entertaining than a big summer blockbuster." —PopSugar

"An absolute joyride of a story set in a vivid, arresting world. GEARBREAKERS is sci-fi at its very finest, combining the grandeur of mecha fighting machines with the intimacy of (splendidly feral) found family. Zoe Hana Mikuta is a talent to be in awe of." —Chloe Gong, New York Times-bestselling author of These Violent Delights

"Dark, fierce, thrilling, and tender, GEARBREAKERS will make your blood sing . . . An electric heart beats on every page of this breathlessly paced cyberpunk adventure." —Nina Varela, author of Crier's War

+ On Teresa Frohock's MISERERE:
"With richly developed, complex characters and a talent for portraying the horrific nature of evil, the author relates a compelling tale of faith rediscovered, trust regained, and hope reawakened." —Library Journal, starred review & SF/F debut of the month

"This stellar read is profoundly human . . ." —Booklist [commenting on a later title in a parallel series, but so true to the Frohock canon, it hurts!]

+ On Amanda Harlowe's CONSENSUAL HEX: [which received JLA input before Harlowe turned client!]
"An intense, unflinching, and supernatural coming-of-age tale." —Kirkus, what-should-have-been-a-review-starred!

"Gloriously angry and deliciously weird, CONSENSUAL HEX is oh-so-satisfying—a tale of rage and revenge that's delivered with both heart and savage wit. Darker than a midnight sky on a new moon—I devoured it in a single, breathless gulp." —Katie Lowe, author of The Furies

+ On Sara J. Henry's LEARNING TO SWIM: [which received JLA input before its publication!]
winner of the Anthony Award for Best First Novel, the Agatha Award for Best First Novel, and the Mary Higgins Clark Award
"A stunner. This disturbing, moving, compelling book will keep readers engaged until the very last page. It is smart, intense, and full of unexpected plot twists." —Tucson Citizen

"A mesmerizing confluence of intrigue and suspense." —Jamie Ford, author of Hotel on the Corner of Bitter & Sweet

JLA is a member of the Society of Children’s Book Writers & Illustrators (SCBWI).


years experience: 8
GENRES & SPECIALTIES
General fiction, Mystery, Romance, Suspense/thriller, Fantasy/science fiction, Biography, Computers/technology, Business/investing/finance, History, Mind/body/spirit, Health, Travel, Lifestyle, Science
LEADING CLIENTS
Amanda Harlowe
BEST-KNOWN PROJECTS
GODSLAYERS || Zoe Hana Mikuta || Feiwel & Friends/Macmillan, 2022
GEARBREAKERS || Zoe Hana Mikuta || Feiwel & Friends/Macmillan, 2021
SEKRET || Lindsay Smith || Roaring Brook Press/Macmillan, 2014
THREE PARTS DEAD || Max Gladstone || Tor/Macmillan, 2012
HYPERTENSION & YOU: OLD DRUGS, NEW DRUGS, & THE RIGHT DRUGS FOR YOUR HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE || Samuel Mann, MD {New York-Presbyterian Hospital–Weill Cornell Medical Center} || Rowman & Littlefield, 2012
MISERERE || Teresa Frohock || Night Shade, 2011
MOST RECENT RIGHTS SALES
April 24, 2019 | Freshman at the University of Washington-Seattle Zoe Hana Mikuta’s GEARBREAKERS, about two groups-at-war and the two girls whose loyalties collide, pitched as Cinder meets the Hunger Games, to Emily Settle at Feiwel and Friends, in a very nice deal, in a two-book deal, for publication in spring 2021.

December 20, 2018 | Author of MACHINATIONS and MAKE ME NO GRAVE Hayley Stone’s RENDER UP THE GHOST, the sequel to the second, which follows an outlaw queen’s partnership with a gentleman marshal as they do battle with the devil for the soul of an old Texas cowtown, to Aethon, for publication in fall 2019.

SPECIALIZED TRAINING, WORK EXPERIENCE, HONORS
Find WEKJ during the 2022-2023 conference season:
Updates are forthcoming.
KEY PERSONNEL
Weronika E. K. Janczuk, Founder, President, & Literary Agent
Nel von Hartford, Assistant
SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS
Please submit via the form available at janczuklit.com/submissions. Standard queries are tripartite: the novel’s hook, the novel’s substance, and the author’s bio. JLA does not accept queries via phone or snail mail.

Read all submission guidelines available here.

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