Jandy Nelson is an American writer for children and young adults and a literary agent.
She received a BA from Cornell, an MFA from Brown in poetry, and another MFA from Vermont College in writing for children and young adults. She is also a published poet. The Sky Is Everywhere is her first novel. Nelson lives in San Francisco.
At the annual Los Angeles Times Festival of Books, Nelson has participated in panel discussions. She was on the panel "Young Adult Fiction: Teens and Turmoil" with Gayle Forman, Cynthia Kadohata and moderator Sonya Sones during the 2010 event.