Samuel Zamarripa published his first book of a duology, The Spectacle of Let–the Oliet and Obit, with Floricanto Press in 2017. The companion book in the series, The Spectacle of Let–the Soul of a Miracle, also published by Floricanto Press in 2018. He is currently at work on his third novel, a story about the incarceration of immigrants in the American South and the rise of a transformative and enchanting drone from the quagmire of a foreboding swamp.

He holds a B.A. from New College of Sarasota, Florida, and Masters of Public Policy from the Maxwell School of Citizenship at Syracuse University. He lives in Atlanta, Georgia with his wife, Robin D. Zamarripa.