Sam Taylor

Sam Taylor grew up in Arizona's desert and now lives among Connecticut's trees. She writes fantasy novels for teenagers, and magic is always at the heart of her stories. (What world isn't better with a bit of magic?) When she's not writing, Sam spends her time being mom to the world's cutest toddler, whirling through dance workouts, and baking too many cakes. We Are the Fire (Swoon Reads/Macmillan, February 2021) is her debut novel.


Fantasy World Building (ages 14+)

Sam Taylor will walk through her process for crafting entirely new fantasy worlds, as well as fantasy worlds that are grounded in real-world history and folklore. Will include readings from… Read More »Fantasy World Building (ages 14+)

Reading with Author Sam Taylor (ages 13 and up)

Young Adult fantasy author Sam Taylor will read an excerpt from her upcoming novel WE ARE THE FIRE, answer viewer questions, and will give a sneak-peak of her YA Icelandic… Read More »Reading with Author Sam Taylor (ages 13 and up)