Sam is a writer, mainly (though not exclusively) of plays and short stories, and a creative writing teacher. She is also the founder of equality organisation, 17Percent. (Currently on a hiatus.)
Sam was a member of the Royal Court Theatre’s Young Writers’ Programme 2004-05. She has an MA in Creative Writing (Plays and screenplays) 2006-08, from City University, London, and was also a script reader for The Cock Tavern Theatre for 6 months.
Plays: Pretty Boy (White Bear), He Said She Said (Landor Theatre), Seven Tunes on the Flute (Trend Festival, Rome), My Mind is Free (tour of London and South East, Edinburgh Festival 2017).
Short stories performed at Are you sitting comfortably?, Seasonally Effected, Roundabout Nights, Malcfest, Nucleus ArtsFest and Rochester LitFest. And published in Silver Lion, Alphabet Soup, Litro, Confluence and in the anthologies Stories from songs, City without a head and An assemblance of judicious heretics.
In 2010 she set up indie publisher and literary arts organisation, Wordsmithery. Wordsmithery publishes beautifully produced limited edition anthologies and playscripts, and organises literary projects and events. We publish a new literary magazine Confluence.
In 2015, Wordsmithery won the Literature category in the Medway Cuture, design and tourism Awards. In 2016, it was a Finalist in the Kent Creative Live Awards for Publishing.