Samantha Garner

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Samantha Garner is the author of The Quiet is Loud, published by Invisible Publishing and shortlisted for the 2022 Kobo Emerging Writer Prize. A Canadian of mixed Filipino-Finnish background, her character-driven fantasy novels explore themes of identity and belonging.

When not writing, Samantha can be found daydreaming in a video game or boring a loved one with the latest historical fact she’s learned. She’s also created several zines, and has been blogging since the Geocities glory days of the late ’90s. She can be found online at and on Instagram and Twitter at @samanthakgarner.