Samantha is a Cree-Métis writer, poet, and arts educator from Northeast BC. Her family originally comes for Ile-a-la-Crosse (Sakitawak), Saskatchewan. She has been published in Canadian Art, GUTS Magazine, SAD Mag, VICE, Prism International, Prairie Fire, amongst others. She co-organizes a bimonthly community poetry readings series called Poetry is Bad For You. In addition to hosting the reading series, Samantha produces and hosts a biweekly podcast called Heavy Content, which discusses the representation of fat people in the media. In her free time, she enjoys watching trashy reality TV, seeing her friends bands, completing a 10 step skincare routine and exploring nature. She cares about radical decolonization, coffee, corgis, and her two cats, Betty and Jughead. You can find her tweeting at @sammymarie or documenting her cats on insta @arrrrr_metis.
You can view Samantha’s CV here.