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Ms. Serene Hakim

Ayesha Pande Literary

128 West 132 St

New York, NY 10027


Twitter: serenemaria

AAR Member: No

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Snail-Mail: No

E-Mail: No (preferred)

Online Form: Yes

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from Patrick (admin)
Jun 15, 2021 9:35 am

Profile Update: Genres updated.
from MegTravel
Jun 08, 2021 8:23 pm

Did anyone get an automatic confirmation email after submitting via APL's website? I did not.
EQ: 05/18/2021

Seeing the replies now about no confirmations-- thanks everyone!
from MarlowePercival
Jun 07, 2021 3:56 pm

Form Query: 06/07/2021 - no confirmation email for me either.

YA Literary, 69K

from SarahKaminski
Jun 04, 2021 7:18 pm

@MegTravel, no, I didn't get a confirmation email. A bit nerve-wrecking, but we will see. I sent the query on 5/26
from sara_gilbert_writes
Jun 01, 2021 1:46 pm

FQ: 6/1/21

Upmarket YA 51k
from Claxton
May 27, 2021 1:21 pm

Query sent. Though I do wish that if agencies are going to use forms, they use Query Manager forms. APL isn't the only agency with a form that just butchers all formatting in their sample pages section.
from Patrick (admin)
May 27, 2021 11:58 am

Claxton, that was probably an error. Since anyone can add clients, sometimes people get confused.
from Patrick (admin)
May 27, 2021 11:53 am

Profile Update: Open to queries. Genres updated.

Thanks SarahKaminski
from SarahKaminski
May 26, 2021 8:10 am

According to the Ayesha Pande Twitter account, Serene Hakim reopened to queries on May 17. Her name has also reappeared on the submission form on their website.
from scbraswell
Apr 10, 2020 12:58 pm

FQ: 01/22/20
CNR: 03/27/20

YA/NA Fantasy — 78k words
from MackLittle
Feb 09, 2020 9:16 pm

2/2020 - agent is participating in Pitchwars, she should be open to queries. ???
from Patrick (admin)
Feb 05, 2020 8:55 pm

Profile Update: Closed to queries.

(Thanks lettucewrites)
from lettucewrites
Feb 05, 2020 7:15 am

Is she actually open for queries? On her agency's website it says she isn't. From the website: "Please note that Anjali Singh, Serene Hakim and Stephany Evans are currently closed to queries. We will be posting any updates here and on our Twitter."
from breedoesya
Jan 22, 2020 7:42 am

FQ: 11/26/2019
CNR: 01/22/2020

YA Fantasy
from edoyle02
Jan 20, 2020 10:07 am

EQ: 11/15/2019
CNR: 1/20/2020

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