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
Patricia Nelson @patricianelsI would love to see more #ownvoices YA SFF w/ intricate worldbuilding & brave heroines that take bold action to change their world. #mswl
Still looking for the perfect magical realist MG to add to my list -- heartfelt and cozy, w/ magic woven into the real world. #mswl
Patricia Nelson @patricianelsHungry for YA contemporary with a strong, jump-off-the-page voice & a fresh perspective that makes me cry or laugh out loud. Or both! #mswl
Patricia Nelson @patricianelsI think this Monday morning is a great time for some #mswl tweets, yes? Here's what I'm dying to see turn up in my inbox right now:
Hungry for YA contemporary with a strong, jump-off-the-page voice & a fresh perspective that makes me cry or laugh out loud. Or both! #mswl
Faye Griffin @HappyGriffin06Agentopia Interview up at @YAtopia_blog with @patricianels!
Julia Ember @jules_chronicleSleeping Beauty, but the villain's perspective, with queer Maleficent. twitter.com/LGBTQReads/sta…
🎄manda B🎁wer @heyprofbowThe problem w/ this Pence/meal thing is that it suggests that every interaction w/ a woman is potentially a sexual thing.
Thread. Also, I'd love to see more books where women &men are friends, just friends, w/o a romance subplot. Let's undermine this myth. #mswl
Women Writers @WomenWritersQ and A with literary agent @patricianels ! booksbywomen.org/qa-with-litera… @MMFinck
Patricia Nelson @patricianelsContemporary women's fiction with a big hook, propulsive plot & book club appeal (a la BIG LITTLE LIES) #mswl
Patricia Nelson @patricianelsDiverse #ownvoices MG that makes me laugh or cry #mswl
Contemporary women's fiction with a big hook, propulsive plot & book club appeal (a la BIG LITTLE LIES) #mswl
Patricia Nelson @patricianelsAtmospheric YA with a vivid, specific sense of place, either contemp (a la AMERICAN GIRLS) or contemp fantasy (a la THE RAVEN BOYS) #mswl
Patricia Nelson @patricianelsHeyyyy, #mswl day! I'll share just a few things I'd love to see right now:
Atmospheric YA with a vivid, specific sense of place, either contemp (a la AMERICAN GIRLS) or contemp fantasy (a la THE RAVEN BOYS) #mswl
KellyJFord @Kelly_J_FordSend your best and bravest work to my wonderful agent! #lgbtq and #ownvoices, you are welcome here! twitter.com/patricianels/s…
Book Riot @BookRiotHappy Ada Lovelace day! To celebrate the world's first computer programmer, read these books: bit.ly/2dR7jcg pic.twitter.com/5vBUuLSH2G
uunp ɯoɥʇ @thomdunnU.S. Olympic fencer Ibtihaj Muhammad: 'I'm just your basic Hijabi Zorro' buff.ly/29Zh34l pic.twitter.com/mbV7ThlfSX
#mswl!!! Someone base a YA or romance heroine on this awesome Muslim Olympic fencer & SEND TO MEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE
Jennifer Ung @JenPandamy perennial #mswl: funny, sad, and emotionally true contemporary YA starring POC protagonists, written by #ownvoices