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
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- firstname.lastname@example.org
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