Faculty Bios

We proudly offer the bios of our accomplished teachers.

Jon Darga is a literary agent at Aevitas, where he represents fiction and nonfiction. He previously worked as an editor at Crown Publishing, a division of Penguin Random House. He holds a BA from the University of Michigan and attended the Columbia University Publishing Course.

Samantha Fabien is a literary agent at Root Literary, where she represents fiction, young adult, and middle grade books. She previously worked at Ayesha Pande Literary, Writers House, Chalberg & Sussman, and Laura Dail Literary. She holds a BA from Seton Hall University and attended the Columbia University Publishing Course.

Stephanie Kim is a literary agent at New Leaf Literary & Media, where she represents fiction and nonfiction. She previously worked as a publicist at William Morrow/HarperCollins and Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. She holds a BA from NYU.

Sharon Pelletier is a literary agent at Dystel, Goderich & Bourret, where she represents fiction and nonfiction. She previously worked at Europa Editions, Vantage Press, and Barnes & Noble. She holds a BA from Hillsdale College.