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. She has taken courses with Joyce Carol Oates, Garth Greenwell, Nettie Jones, and others. 

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