Marisa Corvisiero

Literary Agent Marisa A. Corvisiero, Esq. is a Literary Agent and the Founder of the Corvisiero Literary Agency. She is also an Author Coach, Literary Consultant, Speaker, Author, and Attorney (The Corvisiero Law Practice, P.C) with over seventeen years of experience in Corporate Law and Trust & Estates in New York City.

She holds a Jurist Doctorate from Pace University School of Law with a focus in Corporate and International Law. She also received a Bachelors in Business Administration from Hofstra University with majors in International Business and Marketing, with a focus on finance, and Minors in Italian and Spanish. Marisa began her publishing career as an agent at L. Perkins Associates, before founding her own agency, which now has nine agents, two apprentices, and several interns.

She has attended more than 50 writing conferences, and hosted or participated in numerous boot-camps, workshops, webinars, and tutorials instructing on the craft and business of writing at many of those events, including Writing Digest, Writers Day Workshops, RT, RWA and local chapters, SCBWI, etc. She represents a broad array of fiction and nonfiction — books for both children and adults, and instructs frequently on topics such as literary agents, getting published, e-publishing, successful writing techniques, selling & pitching your book, mindset for authors, publishing contracts, and more.

Specialize in

Fiction

Chick Lit, Children’s, Fantasy, Middle Grade, Romance, Science Fiction, Thrillers/Suspense

NONFICTION

Adventure/True Story, Parenting, Science, Self-Help, Spirituality

Consider

fiction

Christian, Commercial Fiction Crime, Erotica, Family, Saga, GLBT, Historical Fiction, Humor/Satire, Multi-Cultural, Mystery, Picture Books, Young Adult

NONFICTION

Dating/Relationships, Food & Lifestyle, Health & Fitness, Humor, Juvenile, Men’s Concerns, Military/War, Nature/Ecology, Pop Culture, Psychology, Travel, True Crime, Women’s Concerns