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Samuel A. Autman is a U.S. born award-winning essayist, travel writer, video essayist and college professor whose work focuses on identity, place and pop culture.  His essays have appeared in The Best of Brevity: Twenty Groundbreaking Years of Flash Nonfiction, The Kept Secret: The Half-Truth in Nonfiction, The Chalk Circle: Prizewinning Intercultural Essays, Ninth Letter, The Common Reader, Under the Gum Tree, The Little Patuxent Review, Bonfires, PANORAMA: The Journal of Intelligent Travel, Memoir Magazine, Brevity, The St. Louis Anthology and Sweeter Voices Still: An LGBTQ Anthology From Middle America published by Belt Publishing.  A new essay "Black Body Snatchers," will appear the fall '22 anthology It Came From the Closet to be published by Feminist Press in New York City. Autman has an MFA in creative nonfiction from Columbia University. Alumnus of VONA Voices, Lambda Literary and Disquiet International.

On Instagram and Twitter: @samuelautman