Samantha L. Manzella is a writer, journalist, and digital content creator in the New York metro area. She writes about arts and entertainment, Hudson Valley dining and lifestyle, and LGBT issues.

Her work has been published in regional publications like The New Paltz Oracle, VISITvortex, and WeddingVortex and digital outlets like NewNowNext. In 2017, she was selected to participate in the American Society of Magazine Editors’ prestigious Summer Magazine Intern Immersion Program in New York and Washington, D.C.

Samantha is currently an honors student at the State University of New York at New Paltz, where she studies journalism and Women’s Studies and maintains a competitive GPA. She works as a Social Media Management Intern for Sojourner Truth Library. She is slated for a May 2018 graduation.

Email Samantha at samantha.manzella[at]