About Me


Photographer: Anna Megdell

Samantha Edmonds is the author of the chapbooks Pretty to Think So (Selcouth Station Press, 2019) and The Space Poet (forthcoming from Split Lip Press). Her fiction has appeared in such journals as Mississippi Review, Black Warrior Review, Pleiades, The Pinch, Indiana Review, and McSweeney's Internet Tendency, among others. Her nonfiction has been published in The Rumpus, Literary Hub, Ploughshares, VICE, Bustle, and more. She has formerly served as the Fiction Editor for Grist: A Journal of the Literary Arts and as the Community Outreach Director for Sundress Academy for the Arts; currently, she works as the Fiction Editor for Doubleback Review, a new journal within the Sundress Publications family. She holds an MA in creative writing from the University of Cincinnati and an MFA from the University of Tennessee. Originally from Ohio, she now lives in Columbia, MO, where she's a PhD candidate in fiction at the University of Missouri. Visit her online at www.samanthaedmonds.com


To learn more about her and the work she does and the writing she loves, you can check out her interviews with Midwestern Gothic and Santa Fe Writers Project. Here's something the interviews won't tell you: She has a lot of pets.