Samantha Neugebauer teaches introductory courses in fiction and poetry at Johns Hopkins University where she is an MFA candidate. She is a Senior Editor for The Painted Bride Quarterly, and a co-producer for the podcast Slush Pile. Previously, she taught at NYU Abu Dhabi and worked in student affairs with first-year students. She has worked in: China, Italy, England, Germany, Greece, Oman, and elsewhere. 

Her work can be found in The OffingPloughshares, Columbia Journal, Singapore Unbound, among others. She is a winner of the 2019 Abu Dhabi Music & Arts Foundation Creativity Award for her novella “Transit الحياة عبر” (co-written with poet Amna AlHarmoodi). Her short story “Moving/Singing Through the Lands of Men” won honorable mention in Glimmer Train’s 2019 Winter Fiction Competition.

M.S.Ed University of Pennsylvania; B.A. New York University’s Gallatin School of Individualized Study (with a concentration in the American Dream).