Samantha Field was homeschooled for ten years, and grew up in an authoritarian, fundamentalist church that belonged to the Quiverfull and Stay-at-Home-Daughter movements. She graduated from Pensacola Christian College with a BS in Secondary Education before attending Liberty University to pursue an MA in English; most recently she graduated from United Theological Seminary of the Twin Cities with an MA in Religious Leadership in 2019. In 2013, she began writing and speaking about her experiences and has been published at Relevant, Rewire, the Establishment, Sojourners, interviewed for the Wall Street Journal, Marie Claire, and Cosmopolitan, spoken at conferences, and featured on a number of radio programs, including BBC4’s Things Unseen and Beyond Belief as well as NPR’s 1A program. She has been involved in various activism efforts, direct actions, and managed communications for various nonprofits and social media campaigns. Samantha lives in Maryland.