Carla Sameth’s chapbook, What Is Left, was published December 7, 2021 with dancing girl press. Her debut memoir, One Day on the Gold Line, originally published in 2019, will be reissued by Golden Foothills Press in 2022. Her writing on blended/unblended, queer, multi-racial and single parent families appears in a variety of literary journals and anthologies including: The Rumpus, MUTHA Magazine, Brain/Child, Brevity blog, Entropy, Anti-Heroin Chic, Global Poemic and The Nervous Breakdown. Carla’s work has been twice named as Notable Essays of the Year in Best American Essays. Her story “”Graduation Day at Addiction High,”” which originally appeared in Narratively, was also selected for Longread’s “”Five Stories on Addiction.”” A Pasadena Rose Poet, a West Hollywood Pride Poet, and a former PEN Teaching Artist, Carla teaches creative writing to high school and university students and has taught incarcerated youth. She lives in Pasadena with her beloved partner, Milo.