Ms. Samantha Chagollan

California, United States

Member Since: 10/18/2022

Samantha Chagollan is a writer and artist who centers much of her creative work around her mixed Mexican and American heritage. She earned a bachelor’s degree in English literature from Cal Poly Humboldt, where she focused her studies on multicultural literature. Her work has been featured in Alebrijes Review, Lavender Bones, Latin@ Literatures, and in the anthology Nonwhite and Woman from Woodhall Press. She lives in Costa Mesa, California with her husband and two very precocious dogs. More at




Twitter Username: @samchagollan


  • Nonwhite and Woman (contributor) , Woodhall Press (September 2022)
  • Immigrant Innovators , DuoPress/Workman (October 2020)
  • The COVID Monologues (contributor) , Independent (May 2022)
  • Dark Ink , Latin@ Literatures (March 2, 2023)
  • The Chorus & The Refrain , Lavender Bones (2022)
  • Stealing Spanish , Alebrijes Review (July 29, 2022)


  • Writer & Editor at Purple Ink Creative
  • Editor at Walter Foster / Quarto (2001 - 2006)
  • Acquistions Editor at Walter Foster Jr/ Quarto (2016 - 2018)


  • Bachelor of Arts in Literature from Cal Poly Humboldt (May 1998)

Genres of Interest

Creative nonfiction, Children's literature , Poetry