March 12-13 2022, 9:30-5:30, on the beautiful University of Arizona campus!

Zoraida Córdova

Melanie Barbosa

Zoraida Córdova is the acclaimed author of more than a dozen novels and short stories, including the Brooklyn Brujas series, "Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge: A Crash of Fate" and "The Inheritance of Orquídea Divina." In addition to writing novels, she serves on the board of We Need Diverse Books and is the coeditor of the best-selling anthology Vampires Never Get Old. She is the co-host of the writing podcast, Deadline City, and writes romance novels as Zoey Castile. Zoraida was born in Guayaquil, Ecuador, and calls New York City home. When she’s not working, she’s roaming the world in search of magical stories. 

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The Inheritance of Orquídea Divina
A Novel

Simon and Schuster
September 2021
ISBN 9781982102548
336 pages


Hodder & Stoughton
May 2021
ISBN 9781473677623
368 pages

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