Samantha Puc
the verbal thing

Samantha Puc is an essayist and culture critic whose work has been featured on BustleThe Mary SueSheKnowsThe TempestRogues Portal, and elsewhere. She mostly writes intersectional pop culture analysis with a particular focus on representation of LGBTQ and fat characters in fiction. Samantha is also the co-creator and editor-in-chief of Fatventure Mag, an outdoors zine for fat women and non-binary creators who are into being active, but not into toxic weight-loss culture. She lives in Rhode Island with her spouse and cats.

In addition to her regular freelance work, Samantha is currently writing her first book. She is represented by Maria Vicente at P.S. Literary Agency.

Current Work

The Beat, Bustle, The Mary Sue, SheKnows

Past Work

Banshee, Culturess, Rogues Portal, Shakespeare & Punk, The Tempest


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