Samantha Kolber’s poems have appeared or are forthcoming in Hummingbird: The Magazine of the Short Poem, The Mountain Troubadour, Red Silk: A Red Tent Anthology, Mama Says, Hunger Mountain, Minerva Rising, The Meadow, Nefarious Ballerina, and PoemCity. She received runner-up in the 2010 Ruth Stone Poetry Prize for her poem, “Jewel Tones,” and first place in the 2014 J. Richard Barry Memorial Award from The Poetry Society of Vermont for her poem, “The River Was the Only Sound.” She received her MFA in creative writing from Goddard College, where she works as Communications Manager. Samantha is also the managing editor of Hunger Mountain, the literary arts journal of Vermont College of Fine Arts. She lives in Montpelier, Vermont, with her energetic son and coffee-roasting husband.
B.A., Liberal Studies, Creative Writing, Union Institute & University
M.F.A, Creative Writing, Goddard College