Kristin Nelson’s home on Jacobsen Street was destroyed by fire on Monday. Nelson’s 12-year-old daughter Jailyn had already escaped the flames and alerted Officer Brian Gay to four additional relatives, including her mom, on the second floor of the two-family home.
There has been something of a stampede of bidders, including Lionsgate, for a book was written by Hugh Howey. Wool is about a dystopian future where the last inhabitants on earth band together in safe bunkers called silos. No one is allowed outside until a secret is discovered that could change the course of humanity, as well as reveal its devastating past. Bidders sparked to the book and the grassroots groundswell of reader interest reminiscent of Fifty Shades Of Grey, which sold for a fortune to Universal. UTA is repping the book on behalf of Kristin Nelson of Nelson Literary Agency and attorney Wayne Alexander.
Today’s guest post is an interview with literary agents Bob Mecoy () and Kristin Nelson () by Sangeeta Mehta (), a former acquiring editor of children’s books at Little, Brown and Simon & Schuster, who .