Samantha Thornhill, author of The Animated Universe, is a native of Trinidad & Tobago. After graduating from UVA’s MFA poetry program, she spent over a decade in New York City where she taught poetry to actors at the Juilliard School. She has published several children’s books.

Published Works

The Animated Universe
The Protest


UVA MFA Alumni Reading

March 26, 2023 6PM – 7PM

Hear poets Celeste Lipkes (“Radium Girl”) and Samantha Thornhill (“The Animated Universe”) read their recent works.

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