Jared Smith

Biographical Information: Jared R.W. Smith

Jared Smith is the author of 13 books of poetry; multimedia productions in New York and Chicago; and two Spoken Word CDs. His poems, essays, and literary commentary have appeared in hundreds of publications in this country and abroad. He is Poetry Editor of Turtle Island Quarterly, and has served on the editorial boards of The New York Quarterly; Home Planet News; and The Pedestal Magazine. He is listed in Poets & Writers Directory, The Colorado Poets Center, Who's Who In America, and other reference sources.

Jared holds a Masters degree in Literature from New York University, and studied under The Great Books Program at St. John's College. He has taught at New York University and LaGuardia Community College (CCNY,) and worked as Director of Research and Education at an international laboratory, as Special Advisor to Argonne National Laboratory, and as an advisor to several White House Commissions under President William Clinton. He lives in Colorado, where he spends much of his time in an unimproved log cabin in Roosevelt National Forest.


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