Ms. Samantha Haywood

Transatlantic Literary Agency

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Samantha Haywood

Transatlantic Literary Agency

Toronto, ON
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This agent is seeking the following genres:


Literary Fiction
  • Mystery, Cozy
Women's Fiction


Cultural/Social Issues
True Adventure/Crime
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Known Clients (current & past)
Don Aker
Jan Andrews
Marianne Apostolides
Martha Baillie
Effie Balomenos
Shaughnessy Bishop-Stall
Pan Bouyoucas
Karleen Bradford
Brian Busby
Patrick Conlon
Anita Daher
Rachelle Delaney
Florin Diacu
Matt Duggan
Cary Fagan
Lesley Fairfield
Maureen Fergus
Tess Fragoulis
Maureen Garvie
Natale Ghent
A.S.A Harrison
Katherine Jacob
Joshua Knelman
Shari Lapeña
Janice Lindsay
Louisa McCormack
Rosalind B. Penfold
Jenny Prior
Joanne Proulx
Ray Robertson
Leah Rumack
Daria Salamon
Devyani Saltzman
Lana Slezic
Stephen Smith
Amanda Sussman
Peter Trifonas
Zoe Whittall
Author Comments
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05/01/2023 10:40 AM
EQ: Friday 4/21/23 Cozy Mystery 73K
Request: Saturday 4/22/23 (exclusive)
03/26/2023 08:18 AM
EQ: 13 Feb 2023
Commercial Women's Historical Fiction: 99k
CNR: 26 Mar 2023 Life's too short.
03/10/2023 11:30 AM
@ramblinjackelliot I so agree with your comment. If you want us to be careful about not submitting to another agent at your agency after we've submitted to you, give us some parameters. What is a "reasonable length of time"? Why not say a month or whatever? I feel like if they can't be a little more clear in their expectations, we might as well go for it.
03/06/2023 03:05 PM
Query: 02/19/23
80 K historical
02/13/2023 06:15 PM
@yirray. I think we gives these agents too much credit for keeping tabs on what comes through their inboxes. If you submitted to another agent a while ago, go for it with Ms. Haywood. They certainly won't figure it out unless (or until!) Ms. Haywood falls in love with your story, by which time, this little indiscretion will be no issue. What's the worse they can do anyway? Not respond? Go for it!
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02/13/2023 - Open to queries. Genres updated.
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