Jared Smith

2312 Eagles Nest Drive
Lafayette, CO 80026

Author's Bio

Author of 13 volumes of critically acclaimed volumes of poetry. I served on the Editorial Board of several major literary magazines, including The New York Quarterly, Home Planet News, The Pedestal Magazine, and Trail & Timberline, as well as on the boards of several arts and literary non-profits in New York, Illinois, and Colorado. My work has appeared in hundreds of literary journals in the U.S., Canada, Mexico, England, France Taiwan, and Mainland China. Examples of my essays, literary reviews, poetry, and CDs can be found at my website at www.jaredsmith.info

Publications and Prizes

(Wind Publications, 2010)
, Keeping the Outlaw Alive
(Erie Street Press, 1988)
, Lake Michigan and Other Poems
(Puddin'head Press, 2005)
, Looking Into the Machinery: The Selected Longer Poems of Jared Smith
(Tamarack Editions, 2010)
, The Collected Poems of Jared Smith
(NYQ Books, 2012)
, The Graves Gorw Bigger Between Generations
(Higganum Hill Books, 2008)
, To The Dark Angels
(NYQ Books, 2014)
, Walking the Perimeters of the Plate Glass Window Factory
(Birch Brook Press, 2000)
, Where Images Become Imbued With Time
(Puddin'head Press, 2007)
After Hours, Big City Lit, Bitter Oleander, Bitterroot, Bottomfish, Buckle, Chiron Review, Coe Review, Colorado North Review, Confrontation, Connecticut Fireside, Context South, Dacotah Territory, Dekalb Literary Arts Journal, Fifth Wednesday Journal, Galley Sail Review, Gander Press Review, Greenfield Review, Grub Street, Heavy Bear , Home Planet News, Ibbetson Street Press, Iconoclast, Illinois Review, Kenyon Review, Louisiana Literature, Lummox, Malpais Review, Mati, The New York Quarterly, Northwoods Journal, Partisan Review, Paterson Literary Review, Pedestal Magazine, Pembroke Magazine, Pilgrimage Magazine, Poet Lore, Poetry Bay, Pulpsmith, Remington Review, Rhino Magazine, Salmagundi, Second Coming, Seventh Quarry/Swansea Wales, Smith, Sol Magazine, Spillway, Spillway Review, Spoon River Poetry Review, Statement: Journal of the Colorado Language Arts Society, Tamarack, Telephone, The Comstock Review, The Pedestal Magazine, The Quirk, The Same, Vagabond, Verse Daily, Wilderness House Literary Review, Wind, Xanadu
This Town
(Liquid Light Press, 2018)
Prizes Won: 
Nominnated for 5 Pushcart Awards,Finalist in three Ashland Poetry Contests, numerous prizes from Poets & Patrons and other organizations. Judge for numerous national poetry contests.

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Adults, At Risk Youth, Naturalists/Environmentalists, Seniors, Teachers, Teenagers
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White Plains, NY
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Last updated: Dec 26, 2016