Ayn & Sam Gailey
Critically-acclaimed authors and book whisperers
Ayn & Sam are critically-acclaimed authors, writing coaches, ghostwriters and editors. Their own work and projects on behalf of authors and publishers has been praised by notable critics of The New York Times, Library Journal, Publisher's Weekly, Elle, Kirkus Reviews, Good Reads, Esquire and by author Stephen King, as well as by editors at Harper Collins, Random House, Running Press and Penguin. They have helped writers of all ages find their voice, write their stories and make their literary dreams happen. In addition to their published books, they have written for Showtime, Fox and PBS.
Ayn is a graduate of Harvard University and UCLA and holds a Masters of Fine Arts in screenwriting from UCLA Film School. Her poignant yet humorous non-fiction book Pornology was published in the U.S. (Running Press), the UK (Random House), Germany, and Asia. It is slated to be adapted into a film in 2018. Ayn is represented by literary agents De Fiore in NYC and by Amy Schiffman of IPG for literary film rights.
Sam holds a Bachelor of Arts in English from North Carolina. His scriptwriting has won the grand prize in Scriptapalooza and his recent novel, Deep Winter (Penguin/Blue Rider Press), was critically-acclaimed by all major critics in the U.S. and France, described as "Beautifully written" by The New York Times, and reviewed by Esquire Magazine as "Enthralling...like a Michael Connelly or Lee Child novel but more literary." Sam is represented by literary agents at Zachary Schuster Harmsworth and his film rights are represented by IPG.