Individual Author Record
Name: Jared R.W. SmithPen Name: Jared Smith Genre: Poetry Born: 1950 in Cleveland, Ohio Sites:
Illinois ConnectionSmith lives in Lisle, Illinois.
Biographical and Professional InformationJared Smith's poems, essays, and literary criticism have appeared hundreds of times in literary journals over the past 30 years. These include Spoon River Quarterly, Poet Lore, The Kenyon Review, Rhino, The New York Quarterly, Pulpsmith, Greenfield Review, Coe Review, Fine Madness, The Pedestal, Bitterroot, and many many others. His poetry has been adapted to modern dance at New York's Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts and to stage in Naperville. Jared reads frequently throughout the Chicagoland area, and has given featured readings at both Chicago and suburban library branches, as well as at Ridgefield School, where he was featured the week after Kevin Stein appeared. He is past president of Poets & Patrons, a member of The Chicago Poets' Club, and a member of the Illinois State Poetry Society. Jared is also Poetry Editor of Trail & Timberline (the official journal of the Colorado Mountain Club) and Managing Editor of The New York Quarterly.
*''Song of Blood: An Epic'', The Smith Press, 1983*''Dark Wing'', Charred Norton Publishing, 1984*''Keeping the Outlaw Alive'', Erie Street Press, 1988*''Walking the Perimeters of the Plate Glass Window Factory'', Birch Brook Press, 2001*''Having No Natural Outlet'', PuddinHead Books, 2005*''Lake Michigan and Other Poems'', Puddin'head Press, 2005*''The Graves Grow Bigger Between Generations'', Higganum Hill Books, 2008