Sami Isman / Greenburger Associates

Sami joined Greenburger Associates in the summer of 2015. She was raised in Argentina, Brazil, and Singapore before attending Brown University and the Columbia Publishing Course.

Sami began building her list as an Associate Agent at the beginning of 2018 and is seeking adult novels in the literary mystery, psychological thriller/suspense, and upmarket women’s fiction genres. She is keenly interested in novels with strong female protagonists and ones involving contemporary relationships, such as family sagas, friendships, and ensemble casts. She also loves stories with ethereal moods—a touch of magical realism and subtle otherworldly traits.

Having grown up around the world, Sami welcomes diverse/international perspectives and new voices, as well as books in translation, especially from Latin American authors.

Looking for: Thrillers, military thrillers, espionage, domestic suspense, crime, mysteries, Southern Gothic, Western-themed thrillers and mysteries, character-based commercial series, high-concept suspense. Women’s, Southern, and Literary fiction.

Bestselling clients include Ellie Alexander, Ted Bell, Cleo Coyle, Maddie Day, Donna Everhart, Josh Hood, Mike Maden, Barb Ross, Brad Taylor and LynDee Walker.

Schedule a round table workshop with Sami during your conference registration!

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