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Ms. Danielle Burby

Nelson Literary Agency, LLC

New York, NY



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Website: www.nelsonagency.com/

Twitter: danielleburby

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E-Mail: Yes

Online Form: No

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from AliciaIsWriting
Yesterday 6:37 pm


EQ 7/9 - YA Dark Fantasy 76k
FR 7/26 - YAY :)
Sent 7/26
from hdiangelis
Jul 25, 2017 3:00 pm


6/17/17: EQ and sample pages (QueryKombat request)
7/12/17: ER
from JessyMontgomery
Jul 19, 2017 2:33 pm


EQ: 7/19/17


YA Dark Fantasy, 92k
from maitley79
Jul 19, 2017 5:41 am


EQ: 6/30/17 (MG Contemporary)
ER (form): 7/17/17
from LA_Knight
Jul 12, 2017 5:53 pm


Pitch contest: 6/21
Fave tweet: 6/21
EQ w/ Partial: 6/21
Full Req: 7/12

Estimated response: about 6 weeks (8/2)
from RRouth
Jul 12, 2017 5:39 pm


PR: 6/7 - query + first 25 from Savvy Pitch
ER: 7/12 - form (well written with a strong concept. trying to keep her client list manageable but think it will succeed with another agent)

82k Women's Fic
from AuthorTeacherkl
Jul 12, 2017 1:23 pm


PR: 6/6/17 -- Request from Savvy Pitch Contest (25 pp)
ER: 7/12/17 (commented the work was well-written with a strong concept, though)

Contemporary con/heist crime 80k
from JenniferLS
Jul 10, 2017 12:59 pm


EQ: 6/23/17
ER: 7/10/17
from bookmaid
Jul 10, 2017 11:14 am


EQ: 6/24/2017
ER (form): 7/10/2017
from jubilee
Jul 07, 2017 3:08 pm


EQ: 10/13/16
Nudge w/ revision: 11/17/16
PR: 11/21/16
ER: 7/7/17

Hadn't heard from her since her move to Nelson so I emailed asking if my partial was still under consideration and she said mine was one of a very few that she didn't have the time to get to before she left and hopes to have an answer for me soon.
from KristenH
Jul 06, 2017 4:26 pm


EQ 6/22/17 (Venom)
ER 7/6/17 (Passed-not a good fit.) I'll try Kristen Nelson with Venom next month.
from saracnetto
Jun 25, 2017 5:44 pm


EQ 04/18
FR 05/24
ER 06/23 (Listed things she liked, but didn't give any specific reasons for passing)
YA Fantasy 81K
from inluvwithwords
Jun 16, 2017 3:25 pm


EQ: 4.7.17
FR: 4.27.17
ER: 6.12.17

Named off everything she loved about it but said she didn't get that "must have" feeling when reading.

YA magical realism
from AllieTheLibrarian
Jun 13, 2017 6:50 am


EQ: 05/14
FR: 05/18
ER: 06/13 Personalized pass--- loved nearly everything about it, but didn't have the "must have" feeling either.


YA Sci-Fi 90k
from JaeStories
Jun 07, 2017 12:22 pm


76k Futuristic YA

6/2: EQ
6/7: ER, Form

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