Liselle Sambury is a Toronto-based author whose debut novel will be releasing in 2021 with Simon Pulse. Her brand of writing can be described as ‘messy black girls in fantasy situations.’ She works in social media within the travel industry and spends her free time embroiled in reality tv because when you write messy characters you tend to enjoy that sort of drama. She also 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.
Sarah McCabe at Simon Pulse has acquired Liselle Sambury’s untitled debut YA fantasy novel and its sequel. After failing to come into her powers, 16-year-old Voya–a Black witch living in near-future Toronto–is forced to choose between losing her family’s magic forever, a heritage steeped in centuries of blood and survival, or murdering her first love, a boy who is supposedly her genetic match. Publication is scheduled for summer 2021 and summer 2022; Kristy Hunter at the Knight Agency brokered the two-book deal for world English rights
Liselle runs a YouTube channel where she shares advice about writing and publishing while sharing insights from her own journey. Check it out for weekly videos to help you as you grow as a writer!
Please consult Liselle’s media kit to get in touch with her regarding any opportunities for things such as offers to participate in panels or events, blog interview requests, or other media inquiries, or contact her via social media.
For publishing opportunities, please contact her literary agent Kristy Hunter at The Knight Agency.