About Carla Rachel Sameth

Carla Rachel Sameth

Carla Sameths memoir, One Day on the Gold Line, was published July 2019 and her chapbook, What Is Left is forthcoming (Oct./Nov. 2021) with dancing girl press. Her writing on blended/unblended, queer, biracial and single parent families appears in a variety of literary journals and anthologies including: The Rumpus, MUTHA Magazine, Brain/Child, Narratively, Longreads, Brevity Blog, Entropy, Angels Flight Literary West, Anti-Heroin Chic, Global Poemic, Full Grown People, and The Nervous Breakdown. Carla’s work has been twice named as Notable Essays of the Year in Best American Essays. 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 wife. https://carlasameth.com/



Author Archives: Carla Rachel Sameth

Social Distance

November 19th, 2020 | by Carla Rachel Sameth

Consistency was never my forte. My son, Raphael, comes to visit one morning and after eating, our masks are still removed, still


Mother’s Day Triptych

May 24th, 2019 | by Carla Rachel Sameth

I long for something that will somehow bind the three of us together, me, my wife, and my son. They seem to be less attached to the idea


Spinning

March 28th, 2019 | by Carla Rachel Sameth

She has begun to spin. Thirty minutes on the bike, thirty minutes on the weight circuit, trying to follow along.


HEARTBEAT

March 20th, 2017 | by Carla Rachel Sameth

After almost four years of trying to become a mother and three miscarriages, I was pregnant again. I had reached



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