Danielle Burby

Danielle joined Nelson Literary Agency (NLA) in January 2017 and works remotely our of her NYC apartment. Prior to that, she was an agent at a firm in Chelsea where she managed foreign rights in addition to building her client roster.

Danielle represents all genres of YA and MG along with picture books and select passion projects in women's fiction. She particularly enjoys complex female characters, quirky adventures, narratives that ask readers to think deeply, girls with swords, and seaside novels. Danielle also looks for a strong narrative voice and characters she wants to spend time with. For more information about her wishlist, check out NLA's Submission Guidelines page. You can find details about her recent sales on Publishers Marketplace.

What I'm Looking For

All genres of YA and MG along with picture books and select passion projects in women's fiction. I particularly enjoy complex female characters, quirky adventures, narratives that ask readers to think deeply, girls with swords, and seaside novels. I also look for a strong narrative voice and characters I want to spend time with. For more information about my wishlist, check out NLA's Submission Guidelines page. You can find details about my recent sales on Publishers Marketplace.

Sample Titles or Authors

Fireborne, Rosaria Munda
The Elephant's Girl, Celesta Rimington
Dear Universe, Florence Gonsalves

Specializes In

FICTION: Children's, Commercial Fiction, Fantasy, GLBT, Middle Grade, Upmarket Women's Fiction, Young Adult

Considers

FICTION: Chick Lit, Family Saga, Graphic Novels, Historical Fiction, Horror, Literary Fiction, Multi-Cultural, Picture Books