Samantha Bañal is a writer and teacher based in her hometown of Miami. She graduated from the University of Florida with a PhD in English, specializing in Victorian literature and queer aesthetics. She currently teaches literature and rhetoric to high school seniors and enjoys writing about LGBTQ+ film, television, and pop culture.
Rather than shrinking from the hall of mirrors that inevitably unfolds when creating a literary adaptation, Carol embraces reflections and distortions, folding them into the film’s core aesthetic. Read More