Marisa Corvisiero

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 with more than 18 years of experience in corporate law and trusts and estates in New York City. She holds a J.D. from the Pace University School of Law with a focus in corporate and international law. She also received a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Hofstra University. 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 60 writing conferences, and hosted or participated in numerous boot camps, workshops, webinars, and tutorials on the craft, mindset, and business of writing at many of those events, as well as hosted her agency’s AuthorPreneur Workshops.

What I'm Looking For

Marisa seeks creative stories with well developed plots and rich characters with unique voices.

For Adults, New Adults, and Young Adults she will consider  Contemporary Romance, Thrillers, Adventure, Paranormal, Urban Fantasy, Science Fiction, or any combination thereof.

For Middle Grade age she likes very unique concepts in Fantasy, Adventure and Science Fiction.

She loves Picture Books with special stories to deliver a subtle non didactic message. (Illustrations not needed.) She especially enjoys Christmas, time travel, and space science fiction themed stories.

In non-fiction, she enjoys out of the box and high concept spiritual, self-improvement, science, and business books for all ages. Yes, that includes business books for kids! They are needed.

Sample Titles or Authors

Lost Cowboy, Harper Sloan
Forever My Girl, Heidi McLaughlin
Zero Hour, Megan Erickson

Specializes In

FICTION: Chick Lit, Children's, Commercial Fiction, Family Saga, Fantasy, Middle Grade, Mystery, Picture Books, Romance, Science Fiction, Thrillers/Suspense, Upmarket Women's Fiction, Young Adult

NONFICTION: Food & Lifestyle, Nature/Ecology, Pop Culture, Psychology, Science, Self-Help, Spirituality, Travel, Women's Concerns


FICTION: Christian, Crime, Erotica, GLBT, Graphic Novels,Historical Fiction, Horror, Humor/Satire, Literary Fiction, Multi-Cultural, Short Story Collections

NONFICTION: Adventure/True Story, Social/Cultural Issues, Current Affairs, Dating/Relationships, GLBT, Gift Books, Health & Fitness, History, Humor, Juvenile, Memoir, Men's Concerns, Military/War, Multi-Cultural, Parenting, Politics, Religion, Sports, Technology, True Crime