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Sam Hiyate

President and CEO

Sam worked at the literary magazines Blood & Aphorisms and The Quarterly in the 90s. He ran the edgy micropublisher, Gutter Press, from 1993 to 2002, as publisher. He launched the literary division of The Lavin Agency in 2003, where he built a list of clients and did his first deals. Sam’s projects for the agency have been in various categories, including memoir, literary and commercial fiction, narrative non-fiction and graphic novels.

 

He’s looking for works of all categories with distinct and compelling voices. He loved to discover and help new writers prepare their works for the market, and to help them build a career with their talent. Sam is actively speaking about creative writing, publishing and agenting. his newest project is donttalktomeaboutlove.com, a LitSite with writing and art about love.

Interested in: Business, Commercial Upmarket, Crime, Literary Fiction, Memoir, Non-fiction, Thriller
Clients:

A. J. Vrana

Adan Jerreat-Poole

Alex DiFrancesco

Alex Varricchio

Alexandra Risen

Amy Rosen

Andrew Kaufman

Andy Walker

Anneke Lucas

Aparna Shewakramani

Banafsheh Erfanian

Becky Monson

Bianca Marais

Bruce Philp

Carly Bergey

Chad McBride

Chase Compton

Chris Travis

Christina Kilbourne

Claire Letemendia

Courtney Jung

Dana Church

Dave Butler

David Leach

Debbie Fox

Dr. Thalia Charney ND (Inactive)

Elaine Lee

Emily Lipinski

Erin Butler

Faye Arcand

Gemma Sheehan

Hal Niedzviecki

Ho Che Anderson

Humayun Khan

Isabela Freitas

Jane Gregorie

Jenna Ferrey

Jennifer Waring

Jessica Westhead

Joanne Vannicola

John Semley

Jordan D'Amico

K. J. Aiello

Karen Bass

Katherine Matuszak

Kathryn Paulsen

Kay Walker

Keren Emily

Kinga Korska

Laura Nowlin

Lee Matthew Goldberg

Leslie Shimotakahara

Love Hudson-Maggio

Madelaine Shaw-Wong

Marie Hoy-Kenny

Marissa Eller

Mary Boone

Maureen Medved

Meg Camero

Michael Decorte

Michael Soussan

Michelle Wahila

Monika Schnarre

Nadia Guo

Nathaniel G Moore

Nicole Snow

Oscar Allueva

AJ Celis

Adrian Alphona

Alex Huntley

Alexandra Brett

Ali Bryan

Andrea Wayne-von Konigslow

Andrew Lafleche

Angela Franzer

Anton Prosser

Arkadi Kuhlmann

Barbara Radecki

Benjamin Errett

Bob Levin

CM Harris

Caroline Habib

Charles Bongers

Chris Johns

Chris Turner

Christine Walde

Cole Imperi

Dallas Athent

Dana Goldstein

David Edward

David Skuy

Denise Hearn

E. Paul Zehr

Elana Millman

Emily Pohl-Weary

Erin K Barnes

GM Palmer

Glenda Leznoff

Harry Endrulat

Holly Brians Ragusa

Iain Reading

JE (Jayne) Barnard

Jeff Dess

Jennifer MacLean

Jesse Gilmour

Jo Treggiari

Jodee Rose

John Windsor

Judith Clark

Kalena Miller

Kari Nixon

Katherine Walker

Kathy Miller

Kelley Harrell

Kiirsten May

Kit Mayquist

Leanne Shirtliffe

Lene Andersen

Lila Cecil

Lynn Crymble

Mansoor Ladha

Marina Klimenko

Mark Milke

Matt Zambrano

Maurice Vellekoop

Melanie Wills

Michael Hingston

Michel Basilières

Mike Thorn

Morgan K Smith

Nancy Middleton

Nick Pengelley

Norine Dworkin-McDaniel

Pat David

Aaron Chan

Alex Appel

Alex O'Connell

Alexandra Grigorescu

Ali Hunt

Andrea Werhun

Andrew Wilmot

Anne Carter

Anton Yakovlev

Audrey Francis-Plante

Barbra Leslie

Bev Katz Rosenbaum

Brad Orsted

Candas Jane Dorsey

Cecilia Lyra

Charlotte Joyce Kidd

Chris Starkus

Christianna Marks

Christopher Ward

Cory Vitiello

Dana Brooks

Danna Staaf

David Layton

Dawn Heimer

Diane Terrana

Elaine Dewar

Elizabeth Whitton

Emma Stuart Campbell

Erin Woodward

Gabriele Wills

Greg Rhyno

Hilary Zaid

Howard Wong

Imogen Lloyd Webber

Jacqueline Rohrbach

Jeffrey Barken

Jennifer Sommersby

Jessica Hinkson

Joan Marie Galat

John Farndon

Jonathan Tepper

Jules Devito

Kamal Gupta

Kath Siriunas

Kathleen Trotter

Katie Peyton

Kelly Ohlert