Bio

Short Bio:

Alexis Daria is a native New Yorker and award-winning author writing romance and mystery stories about successful Latinx characters and their (occasionally messy) familias. Her debut Take the Lead won the 2018 RITA® Award for “Best First Book” and was one of the “Best Romance Novels of 2017” in The Washington Post and Entertainment Weekly. Her next release, You Had Me at Hola, will be out July 7, 2020. Alexis has a BFA in Computer Arts, but her most fulfilling job was as a group facilitator for a women’s empowerment community, where she coached other women in following their creative dreams. Her super powers include spotting celebrities in NYC, winning Broadway ticket lotteries, and live-tweeting from @alexisdaria.

Long bio:

Alexis Daria author photoAlexis Daria is a native New Yorker and award-winning author writing stories about successful Latinx characters and their (occasionally messy) familias. She has a BFA in Computer Arts, but her most fulfilling job was as a group facilitator for a women’s empowerment community, where she coached other women in following their creative dreams. 

You Had Me At Hola coverTake the Lead, Alexis’s debut contemporary romance, won RWA’s RITA® Award for Best First Book. It was named one of the Best Romance Novels of 2017 by The Washington Post and Entertainment Weekly. Alexis is also the recipient of RWA-NYC’s 2018 Golden Apple Award for Author of the Year. Her next book, You Had Me at Hola, will be out July 7, 2020, followed by her mystery debut, Drop Dead Fabulous, in 2021.

From 2016-2019, Alexis co-hosted #RWchat, a weekly Twitter chat for romance writers held every Sunday evening. She also served as treasurer, VP of Programs, and PRO Liaison for the New York City chapter of RWA.

Alexis is represented by Sarah E. Younger from Nancy Yost Literary Agency.
For subrights inquiries, please contact rights@nyliterary.com.

Alexis loves social media, and you can find her on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and Pinterest, and follow her blog and newsletter.

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