Born in Rochester, NY, Sam has pursued creativity all life long through writing and art. Sam earned a B.S. as a first generation college student at Daemen College in Amherst, NY, then a Ph.D. in Environmental Sciences from Wright State University in 2015. Since then, Sam has been working as a Conservation Scientist at Dogwood Alliance. Sam loves writing, drawing, coding, walking, and animal rescue. Sam runs sites like these on the weekend!