Samantha Silva is an author and screenwriter based in Idaho. She has sold film projects to Paramount, Universal, and New Line Cinema. Her debut novel, Mr. Dickens and His Carol, was published by Flatiron Books/ Macmillan (2017). Love and Fury: A Novel of Mary Wollstonecraft, published in May 2021. Her essays have been published on LitHub, and a short story, “Leo in Venice,” appeared in the September 2019 issue of One Story. She is currently working on a commission from Seattle Repertory Theater to adapt Mr. Dickens and His Carol for the stage, and was a 2020 Idaho Commission on the Arts Literary Fellow.