Samantha Silva is an author and screenwriter based in Idaho. MR. DICKENS AND HIS CAROL is her debut novel. Over her career she’s sold film projects to Paramount, Universal, New Line Cinema and TNT. A film adaptation of her short story, THE BIG BURN, won the 1 Potato Short Screenplay Competition at the Sun Valley Film Festival in 2017. Silva will direct, her first time at the helm.

She 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.

Books in order of publication:

Mr. Dickens and His Carol – 2017

Love and Fury: A Novel of Mary Wollstonecraft – 2021