Hi! I’m Liselle

YA Author


Liselle Sambury Circle Crop Headshot credit to Stuart W

Liselle Sambury is a Trinidadian-Canadian author who grew up in Toronto, Ontario, and her brand of writing can be described as “messy Black girls in fantasy situations.” In her free time, she shares helpful tips for upcoming writers and details of her publishing journey through a YouTube channel dedicated to helping demystify the sometimes complicated business of being an author. She’s represented by Kristy Hunter at The Knight Agency.


Cover of Blood Like Magic, Black girl with natural hair out, crop top and jeans, and purple and pink smoke, says Blood Like Magic by Liselle Sambury with blurb from Tracy Deonn

Blood Like Magic

Available Now

Sixteen-year-old Voya Thomas is given the impossible task of either killing her first love or losing her family’s magic forever.

the cover of Blood Like Fate which is a Black girl in a white dress, with thick naturally curly hair in a half up style with white hair pins, and a small scar on her chest

Blood Like Fate

Available August 9, 2022

Voya Thomas may have passed her Calling to become a full-fledged witch, but the cost was higher than she’d ever imagined.

butcherbirds aesthetic


(Cover TBA)

Coming out in Spring 2023

Seventeen-year-old Daisy Odlin must confront the figurative and literal ghosts of her mother’s past when they inherit a mansion in northern Ontario.

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Upcoming Events

wednesday, Nov 3, 2021

FOLD Festival • Virtual

Bonus replay of a Social Media for Author presentation designed to help you learn practical tips for promoting your books while practicing self-care.

thursday, Nov 4, 2021

FOLD Festival • Virtual

Join me at the Alternate Pasts and Magical Futures in Young Adult Fiction panel alongside authors, Xiran Jay Zhao, Sarah Raughley, and moderated by Kerry C. Byrne.

Contact for Media/Events USA/International

Jenny Lu at Simon and Schuster

Contact for Media/Events Canada

Mackenzie Croft at Simon and Schuster Canada

Contact Agent

Kristy Hunter at The Knight Agency