Pitch Session with Saritza Hernandez (Live, 2019)
This pitch session was originally live during WriteOnCon 2019. Rules for submissions were distributed to attendees prior to the live event.
Saritza Hernandez is the Sr. Literary Agent at the Corvisiero Literary Agency and known as the first literary agent to represent authors in the digital publishing landscape. While continuing to seek traditional publishers for her authors, Saritza is the leading literary agent in digital publishing deals, according to Publishers Marketplace.
A geek with a passion for all things Star Wars, Star Trek, and Harry Potter, her love of great storytelling is what has driven her work in the publishing industry for the past 1
5 years. An avid coffee-drinker with a Kindle book and audiobook obsession, Saritza enjoys a steaming cup (or several) of strong Cuban coffee while escaping into worlds and stories from all walks of life. With a passion for romance and a strong advocate of the LGBTQ+ community, she enjoys fresh voices in Young Adult and Adult genre fiction.
Her client titles include Lambda Literary Finalist and NYPL Book of the Year 2017 Dreadnought by April Daniels, Guyliner by j. leigh bailey, Even Odds by RITA-Award nominee Elia Winters, and Lambda Literary Finalist Gravity by Juliann Rich.