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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Chandler Klang Smith  

Pen Name: None

Genre: Fiction

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Smith is a Springfield native.

Biographical and Professional Information

Chandler Klang Smith graduated earned a Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing from Columbia University in 2007. She was the ghostwriter of two young adult novels for Alloy Entertainment Group and a reader for the Paris Review. Smith currently resides in New York.


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Titles At Your Library

Goldenland Past Dark
ISBN: 192746935X

ChiZine Publications. 2013

The troupe’s unravelling hopes fall on their latest and most promising recruit, Webern Bell, a sixteen-year- old hunchbacked midget devoted obsessively to perfecting the surreal clown performances that come to him in his dreams. But as they travel through a landscape of abandoned amusement parks and rural ghost towns, Webern’s bizarre past starts to pursue him, as well.