All photos taken by Dan Jahn.
President and Founding Literary Agent
Kristin launched Nelson Literary Agency (NLA) in August 2002 and manages the literary development and careers of numerous bestselling authors.
Danielle joined NLA in 2017 and is based in New York.
Joanna joined NLA in 2017 and is based in Chicago.
Chief Operating & Financial Officer
Brian runs the day-to-day operations and accounting for the company.
Director of Royalties & Literary Development
Angie is our data systems genius. Every accounting period, she tracks, audits, and manages all domestic and foreign royalty statements. She has also stepped into the new role of Literary Development for current and future clients.
Director of Contracts & NLA Digital
With a terrific background in both law and software engineering, Lori manages all things contracts and also handles NLA Digital, our supported self-publishing platform for our clients.
Asian Rights & Submissions Coordinator
Jamie speaks several languages, including Japanese, and handles foreign subsidiary rights for NLA. He also coordinates and screens submissions so NLA can handle the volume received.
Royalty Auditor & NLA Digital Associate
Sam joined NLA in 2016 and works closely with Angie on royalty statement auditing and with Lori for NLA Digital.
Tallahj joined NLA in 2016. She is Kristin’s assistant and does all things from reading queries and submissions, writing reader reports, and handling marketing and website updates.
The Grand Dame of NLA
At 13+ years old, Chutney is Kristin & Brian’s 13-pound rat terrier who doesn’t care much for books but loves coming to the office each day, basking in the sun, and joyously greeting the FedEx and UPS person when they come.