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agent : weronika@d4eo.com
Weronika Janczuk
D4EO Literary Agency
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HYPERTENSION AND YOU, Samuel Mann, MD (Rowman & Littlefield, 2012)

Weronika Janczuk serves as a literary agent with D4EO Literary Agency. She broke into publishing in 2009, working with a small imprint in Minnesota (Flux, now North Star), and then interned with a series of agents, including Jenny Bent of The Bent Agency. She built a list of award-winning novelists from 2010-2012, including Hugo-nominated debut Three Parts Dead by Max Gladstone (Tor/Macmillan), and the three following novels of the Craft Sequence, and Sekret by Lindsay Smith (Roaring Brook Press/Macmillan).

Weronika departed the realm of publishing in 2012, following her mom's death, and as of August 2018, returned to work with Bob Diforio, re-building a list of fiction and non-fiction projects.

She is looking for both YA and adult fiction, literary and commercial, across most sub-genres, driven by distinct characters and voices, and often responds most deeply to writers who demonstrate a maturity in craft and structure. She'll never pass on what hits the sweet spot: high-concept fiction with a distinct literary edge.

In non-fiction, she is looking for individuals with academic backgrounds or personal and professional experiences that can give rise to projects with real potential to shape the cultural, social, and political mindset on the most urgent questions, along with projects that demonstrate real creativity, innovation, depth of intelligence, and a rigorous commitment to research and advancing discourse.

She is daughter to Polish immigrants, has a self-designed B.A. in the philosophy of the human person from NYU's Gallatin School of Individualized Study, and spent the years in between working on educational, cultural, and health programming.

Online:
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Conferences:
+ PitchWars | February 6-11, 2019 | Online
+ Writing Day Workshop | March 2, 2019 | St. Paul, MN
+ Writing Day Workshop | March 8, 2019 | Birmingham, AL
+ Writing Day Workshop | March 9, 2019 | Atlanta, GA
+ UW-Madison Writers' Institute | April 4-7, 2019 | Madison, WI
+ Idaho Writers Conference | April 25-27, 2019 | Boise, ID
+ DFWCon | June 22-23, 2019 | Dallas-Ft. Worth, TX
+ Writing Day Workshop | June 29, 2019 | Chicago, IL
+ ThrillerFest | July 9-13, 2019 | New York City, NY
+ Writing Day Workshop | August 17, 2019 | Toronto, CAN
+ Permian Basin Writer's Workshop | October 12-13, 2019 | Midland, TX


years experience: 4+
GENRES & SPECIALTIES
General fiction, Mystery, Romance, Suspense/thriller, Fantasy/science fiction, Juvenile fiction, Biography, Computers/technology, Business/investing/finance, History, Health, Travel, Lifestyle, Children's books, Science, Young adult fiction, Women's fiction
BEST-KNOWN PROJECTS
MISERERE, Teresa Frohock (Night Shade, 2011)
THREE PARTS DEAD, Max Gladstone (Tor/Macmillan, 2012)
TWO SERPENTS RISE, Max Gladstone (Tor/Macmillan, 2013)
FULL FATHOM FIVE, Max Gladstone (Tor/Macmillan, 2014)
LAST FIRST SNOW, Max Gladstone (Tor/Macmillan, 2015)
SEKRET, Lindsay Smith (Roaring Brook Press/Macmillan, 2014)
HEALING HYPERTENSION, Samuel Mann, MD (Rowman & Littlefield, 2012)
MOST RECENT SALES/ FORTHCOMING BOOKS
Recent Deals

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, by Weronika Janczuk at D4EO Literary Agency (world English).

Former Deals*

Author of the forthcoming Three Parts Dead and its companion Two Serpents Rise Max Gladstone’s A WALKER IN THE GYRE, in which an indifferent sci-fi writer must employ his gift — the ability to chart a course through the cauldron of the multiverse — to stop a family of necromancers set on remaking time in their image, to David Hartwell and Marco Palmieri at Tor, in a two-book deal, by Weronika Janczuk at Lynn Franklin Associates, in association with D4EO Literary (World English).

Lindsay Smith’s debut SEKRET, a thriller set in 1960s Russia, in which a seventeen-year-old girl with the ability to “fall into” others’ memories must assist a KGB leader in removing traitors to the Soviet Union, or suffer the consequences, to Katherine Jacobs at Roaring Brook Press, for publication in Winter 2014, by Weronika Janczuk at Lynn Franklin Associates, in association with D4EO Literary Agency (NA).

International hypertension expert, professor of clinical medicine at New York Presbyterian Hospital, and author of Healing Hypertension Dr. Samuel Mann’s MEDICATING HYPERTENSION, both an in-depth look at the medications prescribed for high blood pressure as well as a guide for patients, sifting through questions of self-medication and coordinating with one’s physician, to Suzanne Staszak-Silva at Rowman & Littlefield, in association with D4EO Literary Agency (World).

Australian author Robyn Bavati’s DANCING IN THE DARK, in which the daughter of ultra-orthodox Jews develops a passion for ballet and begins to dance in secret when her parents refuse lessons, only to face unexpected consequences, pitched as contemporary Chaim Potok and Billy Elliot for girls, to Brian Farrey at Flux, in a two-book deal, for publication Winter 2013, on behalf of Debbie Golvan at Golvan Arts and Literary Management (NA).

Max Gladstone’s debut THREE PARTS DEAD, set in an urban world of steam and soul trading, in which a first-year associate at an international necromantic firm must bring a recently deceased god back to life before His city falls apart, her only help a chain-smoking priest undergoing an understandable crisis of faith; when the two discover that the god was murdered, their quest for the truth will endanger their partnership, their lives, and the city’s slim hope of survival, to David Hartwell at Tor, in a two-book deal, by Weronika Janczuk at Lynn Franklin Associates, in association with D4EO Literary Agency (World English).

Teresa Frohock’s debut MISERERE: AN AUTUMN TALE, in which an exiled exorcist who, having once abandoned his lover in Hell in exchange for saving his twin sister’s soul, must now save that lover from a demonic possession before his sister leads the Fallen Angel’s hordes out of Hell and into the parallel dimension of Woerld, Heaven’s frontline of defense between Earth and Hell, to Jeremy Lassen at Night Shade Books, for publication in July 2011, by Weronika Janczuk at D4EO Literary Agency (World English).

Weronika Janczuk, in her first deal as an associate agent at D4EO Literary, sold North American rights to Annie Wilder‘s collection, Trucker Ghost Stories. Jim Frenkel at Tor Books acquired the work, which the agency described as a compilation of “true ghost stories,” provided largely by those who heavily travel America’s highways and byways. D4EO principal Bob Diforio assisted Janczuk on the deal.

*These are deals made from 2010-2012. Weronika departed publishing in '12 to cope with her mother's passing; as of August '18, she is re-building a list.

KEY PERSONNEL
Bob Diforio, Principal
Julie Dinneen, Literary Agent
Joyce Holland, Literary Agent
Weronika Janczuk, Literary Agent
Katelyn Uplinger, Literary Agent
Pam Victorio, Literary Agent
SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS
Paste your query letter and the first ten pages of your manuscript to weronika@d4eo.com, and include the word QUERY in your subject line.

Updated submission guidelines are available on her blog.

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