Samantha Babiak holds a B.A. in English with a certificate in Creative Writing from the University of Texas at Austin. As a part of the Creative Writing program, Samantha found her love for all things literary. She has experience working on the fiction board for Echo, a literary and arts magazine for UT’s Liberal Arts Honors program. Her short story, “Los Centavos del Puente,” was published in HotHouse Literary Journal‘s decennial issue. In her free time, you can find her kickboxing her stresses away or hungrily flipping through the pages of a new book.