After graduating from Colgate University, Samantha Shea joined Georges Borchardt, Inc. in 2010 and was made a Vice President in 2016. As an agent, she is focused on representing literary fiction, history, memoir, journalism, and other narrative non-fiction. Her list includes such writers as: Lesley Arimah (2017 National Book Foundation 5 Under 35), Zach Dorfman (2017 Livingston Award Winner), Camille Dungy (author of Guidebook to Relative Strangers, WW Norton, 2017), Lydia Fitzpatrick (Stegner Fellow), Amy Butcher (author of Visiting Hours, Blue/Rider Penguin, 2015), Greg Jackson (2017 National Book Foundation 5 Under 35 and Granta’s Best Young American Novelist), Reiko Rizzuto (National Book Critics Circle Finalist), and Jenny Zhang (author of Sour Heart, Lenny Books, 2017).
Sample Titles or Authors
Cultural/Social Issues, Current Affairs, History, Investigative Journalism, Memoir, Multi-Cultural, Narrative,
Historical Fiction, Short Story Collections, Upmarket Women’s Fiction
Food & Lifestyle, Medical, Men’s Concerns, Military/War, Politics, Pop Culture, Psychology, Science, True Crime, Women’s Concerns