Get to Know an Agent in Attendance: Alexandra Grana of Corvisiero Literary

Alexandra Grana is a literary agent with Corvisiero Literary.

Alex is a recent graduate of the University of Toledo College of Law. She has always loved writing and literature, having completed her B.A. in Professional Writing at Miami University, and is excited to dedicate herself to helping fellow writers pursue publication. When she isn’t reading, she can be found trying a new recipe in the kitchen or prepping for her next DnD session.

Alex’s favorite genres are fantasy and horror. She is a sucker for a good magic system, reimagined fairy tales, and poetic prose. Stories by marginalized writers are of particular interest to her.

In fiction, she seeks:

  • Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Horror for middle grade, young adult, and adult
  • LGBTQ stories in all genres
  • Mysteries and Thrillers
  • Historical fiction
  • Magical Realism
  • Weird Queer

In adult, new adult, and young adult, Alex enjoys:

  • Lush gothic stories of all kinds
  • Feral girl protagonists
  • Wintery fantasies, with a soft spot for Slavic-inspired settings and dog sledding
  • Fantasies set in space and dark, grounded science fiction
  • Solarpunk science fiction
  • Body horror with religious themes

In middle grade, Alex hopes to find:

  • Scary stories that keep you up at night
  • Themes of self discovery and found family
  • Fantasies reminiscent of Spirited Away

In nonfiction, Alex Is looking for:

  • Occult History/Mysteries
  • Narratives about Deconstruction

Books Alex loves:

Lilith’s Brood by Octavia Butler
The Bear and the Nightingale by Katherine Arden
House of Hunger by Alexis Henderson
House of Leaves by Mark Z. Danielewski
The Echo Wife by Sarah Gailey

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