Patricia Nelson


Literary Agent at Marsal Lyon Literary Agency, representing YA & middle grade fiction (all genres), women's fiction & romance. I'm looking for a mind at work.

San Diego, CA

Marsal Lyon Literary Agency

Patricia Nelson @patricianels · 15 Jan 2019

It's January 15 & that means I'm now open to queries again -- and hungry to find some new talent for the new year! Send me your lyrical MG fantasy, your heartfelt MG contemp, your weird and/or witchy YA, your adult or YA romcoms, and anything else amazing. #mswl

Patricia Nelson @patricianels · 30 Jun 2016

#mswl I will forever want magical realism in MG, YA & women's fiction. Bonus if the magic is strongly rooted in a specific culture or place.

Patricia Nelson @patricianels · 16 May 2016

If someone writes this book, SEND IT TO ME. (And FYI, I'd love to see more Muslim chars in MG/YA in general!) #mswl…

Patricia Nelson @patricianels · 11 Feb 2016

& all of my perpetual #mswl items still stand: interesting female friendships, diverse chars, #ownvoices, girls who code, etc #WF #R #YA #MG

Patricia Nelson @patricianels · 11 Feb 2016

Still on the hunt for the perfect heartfelt magical realist MG. (Here's a good def of magical realism:…) #mswl #MG

Patricia Nelson @patricianels · 28 Jan 2016

Reminder that while I'm def looking to add more MG to my list (#mswl!), I don't rep chapter books. Here's the diff:…