Samuel Armen

SAMUEL ARMEN was born in Gyumri, Armenia on October 12th 1988 - just prior to the Gyumri-Spitak earthquake in December 1988. By the age of five, he was adopted into an Armenian-American family in Long Island, New York. His first publications were as an intern journalist for the Armenian newspaper and website HetQ, where among other articles, he published a three-part cover-page narrative detailing his journey to find his biological ancestors. His undergraduate experience includes studying behavioral psychology at Boston University, screen-writing at NYU: Tisch, and English Literature at St. John's University. He received his Masters in Education in Adolescent English at CUNY: Hunter College. He currently teaches High School English and AVID in Brooklyn, New York.

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