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Ms. Kristin Nelson

Nelson Literary Agency, LLC

1732 Wazee Street, Suite 207

Denver, CO 80202



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Website: www.nelsonagency.com/

Blog: nelsonagency.com/pub-rants/

Twitter: agentkristinNLA

AAR Member: Yes

Accepts Queries Via...

Snail-Mail: No

E-Mail: Yes

Online Form: No

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from peppermint22
Yesterday 8:32 am


EQ - 9/13
FR - 10/1 (sent same day)
ER - 12/28 apologizing for delay. long and detailed response, citing she loved everything but didn't have a vision for editors to buy it.

YA Historical Fantasy
from terrilynm
Jan 18, 2018 7:30 am


EQ: 1/4/18
ER: 1/17/18 - Form letter.
Upmarket -75K

Thank you so much for thinking of Nelson Literary Agency for your query. I wish we could offer a more personalized response but on average, we receive 500+ email query letters a week. Do know that every query letter and sample are read and even though your project is not right for us, it might be right for another agent so don’t give up! I’m also sorry I have no agent recommendations to offer.

Good luck with all your publishing endeavors.
from froufrou
Jan 17, 2018 10:16 pm


EQ: 1/4/18
ER: 1/17/18: (I actually got two form rejections, sent two hours apart. Womp womp.)
YA historical fantasy, 91K
from NKTC73
Jan 16, 2018 3:49 pm


EQ: 11/28/17
ER: 12/8/18 (Form)

YA Fantasy 96K

Thank you so much for thinking of Nelson Literary Agency for your query. I wish we could offer a more personalized response but on average, we receive 500+ email query letters a week. Do know that every query letter and sample are read and even though your project is not right for us, it might be right for another agent so don’t give up! I’m also sorry I have no agent recommendations to offer.

Good luck with all your publishing endeavors.

Sincerely,
Kristin Nelson
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from max_entropy
Jan 15, 2018 4:42 pm


EQ: 105K international conspiracy thriller 1/2/18
FR: 1/15/18: Thank you so much for thinking of Nelson Literary Agency for your query. I wish we could offer a more personalized response but on average, we receive 500+ email query letters a week. Do know that every query letter and sample are read and even though your project is not right for us, it might be right for another agent so don’t give up! I’m also sorry I have no agent recommendations to offer.
from brandonmc87
Jan 14, 2018 9:18 am


EQ: 1/3/18
ER: 1/13/18 (form - see below)
Adult Dark Fantasy, 100k

Thank you so much for your patience. I had a chance to take a look at your query letter and sample pages. I know it’s not much fun to receive a rejection but despite a strong concept and solid writing, [manuscript] isn’t right for me. Persevere as another agent might be intrigued enough to ask for the manuscript, and I’m sorry I can’t offer a referral.

Stay tough out there. Keep writing!

Sincerely,
Kristin Nelson
from lindoreda
Jan 08, 2018 2:55 pm


EQ: 11/16/17
ER: 12/6/17
Adult Fantasy, 70k
from Patrick (admin)
Jan 02, 2018 9:39 am


Profile Update: Open to queries.

from Beckstah
Dec 10, 2017 1:00 pm


EQ 11/30
ER 12/10 with the "strong concept/writing but not for me" form. Alas!

YA magical realism
from Hulagirl
Dec 09, 2017 12:04 am


EQ: 11/28/17
ER: 12/8/17
Contemporary Romance 76K
from hcmarks
Dec 08, 2017 2:16 pm


EQ: 11/27/17
ER: 12/8/17

Thriller, 76k
from querymary
Dec 08, 2017 12:29 pm


EQ 8/21/17
FR 9/13/17
ER 12/8/17

Very nice rejection.
from hairaplenty
Dec 07, 2017 7:01 am


EQ YA suspense on 11/9/17
ER 12/6/17
from Patrick (admin)
Dec 01, 2017 5:53 am


Profile Update: Closed to queries.

from anotherearth
Nov 28, 2017 11:39 am


Yes closed to queries Dec 1 - Jan 2. Queries sent during this time will NOT be read.

http://nelsonagency.com/submission-guidelines/

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