About

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Zoraida Córdova is the author of urban fantasies The Vicious Deep trilogy and the Brooklyn Brujas series, as well as the adult romance series On the Verge. Her short fiction will appear in the upcoming anthologies, Star Wars: From a Certain Point of View, and Toil & Trouble. Zoraida’s most recent release, Labyrinth Lost, won an International Latino Book award, was named a Best Book of 2016 by Paste Magazine and has been optioned by Paramount. Zoraida is also the author of the upcoming Hollow Crown, to be published by Disney Hyperion in 2019.   She is a New Yorker at heart and is currently working on her next novel. Send her a tweet @Zlikeinzorro

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Frequently asked questions:

Where did you go to school?  I went to high school in Queens, New York. I studied at Hunter College and the University of Montana in Missoula.

Who are your biggest creative influences?  Kurt Vonnegut, Tom Robbins, Libba Bray, Holly Black, Amelia Atwater-Rhodes.

Can I act in the Labyrinth Lost movie?  I’m not involved in casting.

Will you read some of my writing? I’m under many deadlines and can’t take requests at the moment.

Will you come to my town?  For travel dates see my events page.

Will you visit my school, library, or book club? I’m available to schedule a school, library, or virtual visit. I also offer a free 30 minute Skype session when you order 10 or more of my books. For more information see my visits page.

For blurb requests: please email my agent at- arosado@stonesong.com


For critique services click here.


GUEST POSTS & ESSAYS:

Bustle: Creating The Fantasy World Of ‘Labyrinth Lost’ Meant Staying True To My Roots

Hypable: Exclusive Book Trailer Reveal

Diversity in YA: On Finding My Place in Fantasy

Bookpage: Zoraida Cordova’s Brooklyn

 

INTERVIEWS & SPOTLIGHTS: A Page With a View Q&A Read Diverse Books Q&A

NPR: 3 YA Fantasies Reads For Fall 

Buzzfeed: 23 YA Books You MUST Read This Fall 

Makers: 8 Female Authors to Read in Celebration of National Hispanic Heritage Month

Huffington Post: Young Adult Authors Honor Hispanic Heritage Month

Latina Magazine: Inspiring Young Latina: Zoraida Córdova Cosmopolitan: Vampires, Werewolves and–mermaids? Oh my!

Cosmopolitan: 5 Latina YA Authors You Need on Your Radar

Latin Post: Fantasy, Diversity, and Self.

Holly M. Campbell: Adventures in Writing w/ Zoraida Latina Lista: Mermaids in America originally posted in Diversity in YA

VLOGS: Alethea Kontis interviews me for The Waterworld Mermaids

PODCASTS:

Professional Book Nerds ep #75: Romance edition

Professional Book Nerds ep #34: BEA edition

Papercuts Podcast Episode #7

Booktrib with Rachel Carter Episode#2

8 Responses to About

  1. Natalya says:

    I can’t wait for these two either! I’ve only read one memraid YA novel, but I really enjoyed it so I’m looking forward to read more memraid books. The cover for The Vicious Deep is quite creepy. I love it!Jennie

  2. Gorgeous- soaked in melancholy but sprinkled with optimism. Thank you

  3. sunny says:

    i luv the vicious deep trilogy and ur other books
    luv u xox

  4. Check out the Bluffton Book Festival, we would love to see you there!!!

  5. Angela says:

    Hi, I have a student that is reading your book Labirynth Lost. She is wondering if Alex uses her hands when doing magic. If you could clarify this, I would appreciate it.

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