Sampsonia Way StaffHenry Reese is the co-founder of City of Asylum/Pittsburgh, publisher of Sampsonia Way. He was a co-founder of Reese Brothers and Comm Comm, which provided telemarketing and call center services. In 2002 he sold his operating business interests, and since then he has mainly engaged in volunteer initiatives. Email Henry Reese
Silvia Duarte is the managing editor of Sampsonia Way. She received her degree in Communication Sciences from Rafael Landivar University in Guatemala and her masters in Latin American studies from the Autonomous University of Madrid in Spain. Duarte was editor of El Periódico de Guatemala’s Sunday magazine from 2001 to 2006 and has written scholarly and journalistic articles in Germany, Spain, and the United States. She came to Pittsburgh in 2007 with her partner writer-in-exile Horacio Castellanos. Email Silvia
Caitlyn Christensen is Associate Editor for Sampsonia Way. She studied Writing and History at the University of Pittsburgh, and holds a Master’s in Education from Carlow University. Caitlyn began working with Sampsonia Way in 2011 as an editorial intern, and joined the magazine’s staff in 2014. Email Caitlyn
T.J. Murphy is the Audio Visual Technician for Sampsonia Way & City of Asylum. He studied film theory and editing at Pittsburgh Filmmakers and is an active board member for ReelQ, Pittsburgh’s LGBT film festival. He has traveled to China, the Czech Republic, England, and Ireland. Email T.J.