Carla Rachel Sameth

About Carla Rachel Sameth

Carla Rachel Sameth

Carla Rachel Sameth is a writer living in Pasadena. Her debut memoir, One Day on the Gold Line, is forthcoming July 2019.

Her work on blended/unblended, queer, biracial and single parenting appears in a variety of literary journals and anthologies including: Collateral Journal, The Nervous Breakdown, Brevity Blog, Brain, Child & Brain, Teen Magazine, Narratively, LongreadsMutha MagazineFull Grown PeopleAngels Flight Literary WestTikkun, EntropyPasadena Weekly, Unlikely Stories Mark V, and La Bloga.

Carla was selected as a 2019 Pride Poet for City of West Hollywood. She was a fall 2016 PEN In The Community Teaching Artist and has taught creative writing to incarcerated youth through WriteGirl.  She teaches at the Los Angeles Writing Project (LAWP) at California State University Los Angeles (CSULA) and with Southern New Hampshire University (SNHU).  She is a member of the Pasadena Rose Poets who present “poetry within reach and in unexpected places.” Carla has an MFA in Creative Writing (Latin America) from Queens University. Previously she “brought home the oatmeal” as a single mom, running her PR firm, iMinds PR.

Website:, Twitter and Instagram: @carlasameth

Author Archives: Carla Rachel Sameth

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


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.


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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