Samantha Dunn

Samantha Dunn works as a feature writer at the Orange County Register, and is the author of the novel Failing Paris and the memoirs Not By Accident: Reconstructing a Careless Life and Faith in Carlos Gomez. Her essays are widely anthologized, including in the collection she co-edited, Women on the Edge: Writing from Los Angeles. She has written for O the Oprah Magazine, Ms., Glamour, and Salon, among many other national publications. She teaches in the UCLA Writers Program and at Idyllwild Arts Academy.