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Sam Regal is a poet, performer, and multimedia artist living in Athens, GA. A recipient of the Colie Hoffman Prize in Poetry, Sam is invested in the intersection between persona, mass media/genre, and the authorial self.


2023 (expected)                       Ph.D., English, Creative Writing Program at the University of Georgia

2017                            MFA, Poetry, Hunter College, New York, NY

2011                            BA, English and American Literature, New York University, New York, NY

Teaching Experience

Instructor of Record, University of Georgia Athens, GA | August 2018 to Present

  • English 1101: First-Year Composition

Adjunct Lecturer, Hunter College New York, NY | August 2016 to May 2018

  • English 120: Expository Writing

  • English 220: Introduction to Writing About Literature

  • English 300: Introduction to Creative Writing


Selected Publications

  • “Pig Race” | The Wild Word

  • “Valentine” | Lucent Dreaming

  • “How to Be Alone” | Alyss Mag Issue Tre

  • Translation of Yao Feng’s One Love Only Until Death from Portuguese, Vagabond Press 2017


Awards and Honors

  • Colie Hoffman Poetry Prize, 2017

  • Tent program participant, May/June 2016


Selected Readings

  • UGA New Student Reception, 2018

  • Greenpoint Arts Festival, 2018

  • CUNY Turnstyle Reading Series, 2017

  • Hunter MFA @ KGB, 2017

  • Jennifer Vanilla: Live at the Bar, 2016

  • Girls’ Club, 2016

  • Mellow Pages, 2015


Selected Performances

  • Jennifer Vanilla at MoMA PS1

  • Jennifer Vanilla at Le Poisson Rouge supporting Of Montreal

  • Public Trancework, Hudson NY, 2017 (Solo)

  • Reading of Caryl Churchill’s Escaped Alone, NYC, 2017 (Director)

  • The Jennifer Vanilla Hour eps. 3-11, 2016-8

  • Not Dead Yet, NYC, 2017

  • TEEN: Tokyo (music video), 2016

  • Jennifer Vanilla Scratch n’ Sniff Pageant, NYC, 2015


Other Experience

Engineer, Media Predict New York, NY | August 2015 to Present

  • Built and coded studies, surveys, and other predictive marketing utilities

  • Managed and trained team members and assisted in testing and troubleshooting

  • Provided in-depth qualitative analysis of resultant survey data

Project Manager, MRY New York, NY | October 2014 to July 2015

  • Managed teams, work streams, and timelines for agency’s largest client on projects whose parameters often changed quickly.

  • Scoped large-scale deliverables ($1MM+) and yearly budgets, writing statements of work and working closely with Media, Analytics, Strategy, Technology, and Client Services teams.

  • Worked with PMs and Resourcing department to manage workload of employees across accounts.

  • Worked alongside Client Finance department to track projects and resolve any discrepancies in agency fees and OOP expenses.





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