Samantha Maldonado lives in Philadelphia but is originally from Western Massachusetts. Right now, she does communications and publishing work for the Free Library of Philadelphia. She graduated from Wesleyan University in 2013 with a BA in Sociology and Creative Writing. Her interests include books, feminism(s), social justice, education, cities, visual art, dance, and dogs, among other things. You can follow her on Twitter and read more of her work here.