Sam Bell | The Sun Magazine

Sam Bell

Sam Bell is an associate professor of English at Johnson County Community College in Overland Park, Kansas. She is the author of two textbooks, Beyond the Blank Pages and Ink & Edit: Making Research Matter in Writing and in Life.

— From April 2020
Essays, Memoirs, & True Stories

The Empty Set

I was six years old when I became aware that death was something that would happen to me. I was in the car with my mom, in the backseat because she followed the rules, and we were on our way home from the grocery store.

April 2020
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