Award winning author Samantha Waltz sold her first story at age eleven to a local newspaper. Her next stories appeared in American Girl, and she later worked as a guest editor and assistant editor for Mademoiselle.
She is the author of seventy anthologized personal essays and the editor of Blended: Writers on the Stepfamily Experience. She has extensive editorial experience and has taught her Tell ‘Em and Sell ‘Em workshops to hundreds of writers, helping them craft excellent stories. The Choice of Men is her first adult novel. She has been fascinated by the exploration of a theme about which she cares passionately.