A debut novel with the wit of Shakespeare in Love and the evergreen heart of 

A Christmas Carol

“A charming, comic, and ultimately poignant story about the creation of the most famous Christmas tale ever written. It’s as foggy and haunted and redemptive as the original...”

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From the acclaimed author of Mr. Dickens and His Carol, a richly-imagined reckoning with the life of another cherished literary legend: Mary Wollstonecraft – arguably the world’s first feminist.

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"A PROVOCATIVE, INSPIRING, AND TIMELY NOVEL.

Chronicles not only a great historical figure but, just as movingly, a woman, wife, and mother who learns to find love and home within herself."

NATALIE JENNER,  

bestselling author of 

THE JANE AUSTEN SOCIETY

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About Samantha

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Samantha Silva is an author and screenwriter based in Idaho. Over her career, she’s sold film projects to Paramount, Universal, and New Line Cinema. Love and Fury: A Novel of Mary Wollstonecraft is her second novel. Her short fiction and essays have appeared in One Story and LitHub. A short film, The Big Burn,  which she wrote and directed, premiered at the Sun Valley Film Festival in 2018. She is currently working on a commission from Seattle Repertory Theater to adapt her debut novel, Mr. Dickens and His Carol, for the stage, and was a 2020 Idaho Commission on the Arts Literary Fellow. 

Silva graduated from Johns Hopkins University’s School of Advanced International Studies, where she studied in Bologna, Italy and Washington, D.C. She’s lived in London three times, briefly in Rome, is an avid Italophile, and a forever Dickens devotee.

 
 

Interviews, Essays & Press

NPR’s Marketplace Story

Inside the Writer’s Studio Interview

International Press Agency Pressenza Interview with Jhon Sanchez
KBSX Weekend Edition Interview
Los Angeles Public Library Interview
Reader’s Corner Public Radio Interview
Shelf Awareness Interview
BookPage Review
Daily Mail UK Review
Yakima Herald Review
WAMC Public Radio Interview
Idaho Public TV Dialogue Interview
Boise Weekly Interview

A debut novel with the wit of Shakespeare in Love and the evergreen heart of 

A Christmas Carol

Available now!

Audible Preview - Mr. Dickens and His Carol
00:00 / 00:00

“A charming, comic, and ultimately poignant story about the creation of the most famous Christmas tale ever written. It’s as foggy and haunted and redemptive as the original...”

Anthony Doerr, #1 New York Times 

bestselling author of 

All The Light We Cannot See

click to order

A debut novel with the wit of Shakespeare in Love and the evergreen heart of 

A Christmas Carol

Available now!

Audible Preview - Mr. Dickens and His Carol
00:00 / 00:00

“A charming, comic, and ultimately poignant story about the creation of the most famous Christmas tale ever written. It’s as foggy and haunted and redemptive as the original...”

Anthony Doerr, #1 New York Times 

bestselling author of All The Light We Cannot See

click to order

Contact

Book club inquiries? 

Email samanthasilva@me.com

For media inquiries, please contact publicist Amelia Possanza:

For any other inquiries, please contact

agent Emma Parry:

Tel: 212.421.1700 | eparry@janklow.com

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