Samantha Ladwig is a writer, book reviewer, instructor, and owner of Imprint Bookstore in Port Townsend, Washington.
Her work has been published by New York Magazine, Bustle, Real Simple, Vice, Vox, Bust Magazine, Apartment Therapy, Huffington Post, SYFY, Birth Movies Death, IGN Entertainment, Bitch, Girls at Library, the 7th issue of Six Hens, Puritan Magazine's the Town Crier, and others.
Over the years, Samantha's work has landed her spots on podcasts like Tell Me About Your Mother, KPTZ Radio Port Townsend, and Historical Hotties, as well as presented her with opportunities to attend, and sometimes cover, events like AFI Fest, Telluride Film Festival, Seattle International Film Festival, and the Academy Awards.
Prior to owning a bookstore, Samantha was a Moving Image Cataloger at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. She holds a BA in History from Seattle University and an MA in Archives and Records Management - with a focus on moving image archives - from Western Washington University.
Photo by Seth Longborn
Samantha teaches workshops on memoir, essay, and novel writing, and is currently at work on her first novel.
To get in touch with Samantha about book coverage, information on workshops, or anything else writing related, email her: samantha [at] samanthaladwig [dot] com. You can also find her talking about books on Instagram at @samanthakladwig