Samantha Ladwig is a writer, book reviewer, and instructor in the Pacific Northwest. Her work has been published by, or featured on, New York Magazine, Bustle (forthcoming), Real Simple, Bust Magazine, Broadly, Apartment Therapy, Birth Movies Death, Vox, Huffington Post, SYFY, Screen Rant, IGN Entertainment, Business Insider, Hellogiggles, Film School Rejects, The Culture Trip, Bitch, Puritan Magazine's The Town Crier, Six Hens, Girls at Library, and others. She is currently at work on her first novel.
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, where she worked for close to three years as a Moving Image Cataloger.
She holds a BA in History and Film from Seattle University and an MA in Archives and Records Management - with a focus on moving image archives - from Western Washington University.
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In 2018, Samantha began teaching workshops on memoir, personal essay, and novel writing at the Writers' Workshoppe and Imprint Books in Port Townsend.
To get in touch with Samantha about book or movie coverage, information on workshops, or anything else writing related, email her: samantha [at] samanthaladwig [dot] com