In partnership with Folio Seattle, author and playwright of Mr. Dickens and His Carol, Samantha Silva, joins the Folio in-person for a conversation with Folio librarian Lillian Dabney and wine reception celebrating the play's world premiere.
Meet the Playwright
Samantha Silva (she/her) is an author and screenwriter based in Idaho. She’s sold film projects to Paramount, Universal, and New Line Cinema. Her debut novel, Mr. Dickens and His Carol, was published by Flatiron Books (2017), followed by Love and Fury: A Novel of Mary Wollstonecraft in 2021. Her work appears in LitHub and One Story. She was an Idaho Commission on the Arts Literary Fellow (2020) and a 2022 Bread Loaf Literary Fellow. Mr. Dickens and His Carol is her first commission for the stage. @samantharella samanthasilvawriter.com