Mercedes Fernandez


Mercedes Fernandez is an assistant editor at Kensington Publishing, where she acquires commercial women’s fiction, cozy mysteries, multicultural fiction, and contemporary romance. A native New Yorker, Mercedes loves bad reality television shows, lattes, and cupcakes. Visit or follow her on Twitter @EditorMercedes.

Seeking: Contemporary commercial women's fiction (including multicultural), urban literature, mysteries (including cozy, and contemporary romance (including Latina, African American, and multicultural) for both print and digital.

Not Seeking: Short stories, poetry, children’s books, non-fiction, and self-help projects.

SiWC Workshops

Saturday 10:30am

Wondering if agents and editors really do discuss business over lunch? Not sure how the agent/editor relationship benefits you as a client? Curious about what a day in the life of an agent or an editor looks like? Bring your questions and join our panel for a peek behind the curtain into the mysterious workings of the publishing business.