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Ace, S., & Seaton, M. (2020). The Road to the Multiverse. In Triple No. 11. Edmonds, WA: Ravenna Press.

Keating, Avren (2020, January). "Review: Meet Me There: Normal Sex & Home in three days. Don’t wash. by Samuel Ace / Linda Smukler.” Entropy Magazine.

Ace’s book of poems, Our Weather Our Sea, was named a finalist for a 2020 Lambda Literary Award in Transgender Poetry.

Was a Visiting Writer at Massachusetts College of the Liberal Arts for a reading and class visit (March 8, 2022), and he was also a Visiting Writer at Columbia College Chicago, where he gave a reading (March 9, 2022). Both visits were virtual. On March 24, 2022, he appeared virtually at the Associated Writers Conference in Philadelphia, where he presented on the panel “Dear You, Love Me: Queer(ing) as/and Epistolary Form”.

Presented on two panels at the Association of Writers and Writing Programs Conference in San Antonio: “Pushing Boundary: Trans and Genderqueer Poets Beyond the Page” and "New and Collected: A Trans/Non-Binary Reading." Samuel was also appointed to be the guest faculty in poetry at the Lambda Literary Emerging Writers Retreat in Los Angeles, CA. (March, 2020)

Gibson, L.M., Busch, KC, Stevenson, K.T., Cutts, B.B., DeMattia, E.A., Aguilar, O.M., Ardoin, N.M., Carrier, S.J., Clark, C.R., Cooper, C.B., Feinstein, N.W., Goodwin, J., Peterson, M.N., Wheaton, M. (2022). What is community-level environmental literacy, and how can we measure it? A report of a convening to conceptualize and operationalize CLEL. Environmental Education Research DOI: 10.1080/13504622.2022.2067325

Aguilar, O. M. (2021). The critical piece missing from a critical food studies curriculum. Food, Culture & Society, 24(2), 325-335.