Jared Smith is the author of thirteen volumes of poetry; multimedia productions in New York and Chicago; two CDs; and numerous publications in the applied sciences. His poems, essays, and literary commentary have appeared in hundreds of publications in the U.S., Europe, and China. He is a Board Member of The New York Quarterly Literary Foundation and is Poetry Editor of Turtle Island Quarterly. He has also served on the Editorial Boards of The New York Quarterly; Home Planet News; The Pedestal; and Trail & Timberline. He is listed in Poets & Writers, The Colorado Poets Center, Who’s Who In America, and other major reference sources.
Jared travels extensively for readings, lectures, and workshops. He holds a Masters degree in Poetry from New York University and studied under The Great Books Program at St. John’s College. He has taught at New York University and La Guardia Community College (CCNY); and worked as a Director of Education and Research at GTI, as an Adviser to several White House Commissions under President Clinton, and as Special Appointee to Argonne National Laboratory. He lives in the foothills of The Rockies.