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Samantha Young

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Contact: authorsamanthayoung@gmail.com
Other contact method: Agent (Lauren Abramo): labramo@dystel.com
Local authority: Falkirk
Languages: English
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I'm a New York Times and international bestselling author of over 35 titles in young adult and adult fiction. My books have been published in 30 countries so far. Considered a hybrid author - self-published as well as traditionally published - I've provided keynote speeches at several publishing events in the UK and US regarding my journey through self-publishing to traditional publishing.

Moreover, I've participated in several panel events at writer conferences of various subjects (self-publishing, writing process, writing YA and writing adult romance), as well as Q&As in the UK, US, Germany, Croatia, and Poland. I've also been invited to a number of local schools to talk to the pupils about creative writing.

Websites featuring the author

Local authorities can visit

Edinburgh City; Falkirk; Fife; Glasgow City; Midlothian; Stirling; West Lothian

Events can deliver

Panel event; Reading; Talk

Topics of work

Adolescence; Contemporary fiction; Editing & editing your own work; Family; Fantasy; First experiences for younger readers; Friendship; Love & romance; Self-publishing & independent publishing

Age groups published for

Teens; Adults

Age groups can work with

12-14; 15-18; 18+

Audience size

0-10; 11-30; 31-100