Samuel Autman is a U.S. born award-winning essayist, journalist, travel writer, video essayist and college professor.  His work has appeared in The Kept Secret: The Half-Truth in Nonfiction, The Chalk Circle: Prizewinning Intercultural Essays, Black Gay Genius: Answering Joseph Beam's Call, Ninth Letter, The Common Reader, Under the Gum Tree, The Little Patuxent Review, Bonfires, PANORAMA: The Journal of Intelligent Travel, Memoir Magazine, Brevity and The St. Louis Anthology.  His working is being carried in two forthcoming anthologies. "Mother's Tongue" comes out in The Best of Brevity: Twenty Groundbreaking Years of Flash Nonfiction in November from the Rose Metal Press in November and  "Wonder Boys" will be printed in Sweeter Voices Still: An LGBTQ Anthology From Middle America published by Belt Publishing.  That piece was adapted into the 2013 award-winning short film "A Long Walk."

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