Dr. Metta Sáma is an award-winning author of six books, including the recent, Swing at Your Own Risk (Kelsey Street Press). A member of Black Radish Books’ Editorial Advisory Board, where she served in the capacity as acquisitions editor, Sáma has a twenty-year career as a manuscript consultant and editor of a number of literary journals. Currently, she is also the Managing Editor of Doubleback Books, an imprint of Sundress Publications. At KAA, Sáma’s role as Project Manager will help to ensure that clients, writers, and Senior Editors have everything in place for a smooth and exciting process.
Prior to working with KAA, Dr. Sáma was an Associate Professor at Salem College in North Carolina where she served as Chair of the English & Creative Writing Department, Director of the Creative Writing Program, and Director of the literary arts organization, Center for Women Writers.