Autman, Samuel A., MFA
English, East College, Room 314
Assistant Professor of English
Samuel Autman he specializes in the personal essay and journalism. His essay “A Dash of Pepper in the Snow” won the Tara Masih Intercultural Essay contest sponsored by the Soul Making Literary Competition in San Francisco and appears in The Chalk Circle: Prizewinning Intercultural Essays anthology.â¿¿ His most recent work, “The Tongues of Angels,” about his obsession with Donna Summer, is in the April issue of Under the Gum Tree, a literary magazine specializing in nonfiction and art. “A Walk Through the Neighborhood,” which is excerpted from his Sanctified: A Memoir, has been adapted into a short script and is in preproduction as a short film titled "A Long Walk." Autman's other writings have been printed in Brevity: A Journal of Concise Literary Nonfiction, The Huffington Post, Postcard Memoirs, I'm Black and I Travel and The St. Louis Beacon. He is represented by a patient agent at the David Black Literary Agency in New York City.