Full Agent Profile: Kristin Nelson



NAME

Kristin Nelson

AGENCY
Nelson Literary Agency, LLC
AAR MEMBER
Yes
EMAIL
query@nelsonagency.com
AGENCY WEB SITE
http://www.nelsonagency.com/



FICTION GENRES
Literary Fiction | Chick Lit | Commercial Fiction | Women's Fiction | Romance | Historical Fiction | Young Adult | Multi-Cultural | Middle Grade
NONFICTION GENRES

CURRENT STATUS
  • This agent accepts queries
  • MORE INFORMATION

    SPECIAL INTERESTS
    • Being an avid reader practically since birth, Kristin is equally happy reading a Pulitzer prize-winning literary novel for her book club as she is reading a sexy historical-romance
    • Kristin is looking for a good story well told. How you tell that story doesn’t need to fit in a neat little category. For specifics, check out her examples on our Submission Guidelines page and read about Kristin’s latest sales at Publishers Marketplace.
    • Particularly interested in Literary (with a commercial bent), commercial mainstream, romance, Young Adult/Middle Grade (must be high concept and have a commercial bent), science fiction,fantasy, and women's fiction.
    DOES NOT REPRESENT
    • She does not represent short story collections, mysteries (unless chick lit), thrillers, horror, Christian, or Children's picture books
    • One more time: (if you missed it)--she does NOT represent thrillers or mysteries
    SUBMISSION GUIDELINES

    FACTS/TIDBITS
    EDUCATION
    • Graduate of the University of Denver Publishing Institute, University of Missouri-Columbia (BA), and Purdue University (MA)


    NEW DEALS
    Fiction | Fantasy | Young Adult
    FICTION: YOUNG ADULT New York Times Bestselling author of I'D TELL YOU I LOVE YOU BUT THEN I'D HAVE TO KILL YOU and CROSS MY HEART AND HOPE TO SPY Ally Carter's fourth novel in the Gallagher Girls series to Jennifer Besser at Disney-Hyperion, in a major deal, by Kristin Nelson at Nelson Literary Agency (NA).

    Fiction | Women's Fiction | Historical Fiction
    FICTION: GENERAL/OTHER FICTION Paula Reed’s historical novel HESTER, as cryptically alluded to in the conclusion of Hawthorne’s classic The Scarlet Letter, the story of what happens to Hester Prynne and little Pearl when they travel to England to find notoriety, intrigue, love, fortune, and social success, but must also face the most formidable Puritan of all, Oliver Cromwell, to Nichole Argyres at St. Martins Press, at auction, by Kristin Nelson at Nelson Literary Agency (NA).

    Fiction | Young Adult
    Simone Elkeles’s sequel to LEAVING PARADISE, reuniting a victim of a hit-and run accident and the innocent boy who went to jail for it, as well as the third book in the HOW TO RUIN series continuing the adventures of Amy Nelson-Barak, to Andrew Karre at Llewellyn Flux, by Kristin Nelson at Nelson Literary Agency (NA).

    Fiction | Romance | Historical Fiction
    FICTION:WOMEN’S/ ROMANCE Golden Heart Nominee for Breath of Honor Courtney Milan’s debut historical romance PROOF BY SEDUCTION about a rigidly logical marquis who uses the scientific method to save his heir from the clutches of a fraudulent fortune teller, only to fall for her and discover that the one hypothesis not susceptible to proof is love, and a second book to Ann Leslie Tuttle at HQN, in a good deal, at auction by Kristin Nelson at Nelson Literary Agency (World).

    PAST/PRESENT CLIENTS



    LINKS
    http://www.publishersmarketplace.com/members/knelson/
    This is the agency webpage on PublishersMarketplace
    http://nelsonagency.com/pub-rants/
    This is Kristin Nelson's blog
    PREVIOUS AGENCIES
    Jody Rein Books, Inc.