Wendi Gu Literary Agent – This article about Literary Agent Wendi Gu and Sanford J. Greenburger Associates is part of a series about literary agents and how to Find a Publishing Agent. Publishing Agent Wendi Gu is a literary agent with Sanford J. Greenburger Associates. Book Agent Wendi Gu studied Creative Writing at Northwestern University. She started her career in publishing as an undergraduate in 2012, when she interned with children’s book agent Brenda Bowen at Sanford J. Greenburger Associates. She continued as a literary assistant after she graduated. Under Brenda’s mentorship, she had the honor of working with G. Brian Karas, Emily Winfield Martin, Martine Leavitt, and Chris Raschka. She was most recently an agent with Janklow & Nesbit Associates, before she returned to SGA as an agent in 2019.
Wendi Gu Literary Agent is interested in civically-engaged, socially-conscious authors and illustrators, and books that embrace diversity in gender, nationality, race, and faith. She loves working with animal-related picture books and early readers with a warm, gooey center. Her favorite books have voices that range from lyrical to warm, to deadpan and witty. She does not shy away from heavy, darker subjects related to trauma, mental health, and displacement, with a special focus on family stories, and nonfiction books that unearth unexpected corners of science and history.
As a child of Chinese immigrants, Wendi Gu Literary Agent is especially interested in immigrant stories and first-generation American stories. She is interested in working with both veteran and debut authors and illustrators, and hopes to develop a long-lasting relationship with each client she takes on. Her clients range from New York Times bestsellers, Pushcart Prize recipients, to various reader’s choice and humor award winners.
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