Jared Smith

Poet

2312 Eagles Nest Drive
Lafayette, CO 80026
Phone: 
303-604-6304

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 & Prizes

Books:
To The Dark Angels (NYQ Books, 2014)
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The Collected Poems of Jared Smith (NYQ Books, 2012)
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Grassroots (Wind Publications, 2010)
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Looking Into the Machinery: The Selected Longer Poems of Jared Smith (Tamarack Editions, 2010)
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The Graves Gorw Bigger Between Generations (Higganum Hill Books, 2008)
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Where Images Become Imbued With Time (Puddin'head Press, 2007)
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Lake Michigan and Other Poems (Puddin'head Press, 2005)
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Walking the Perimeters of the Plate Glass Window Factory (Birch Brook Press, 2000)
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Keeping the Outlaw Alive (Erie Street Press, 1988)
Chapbook:
This Town (Liquid Light Press, 2018)
Journals:
After Hours
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Big City Lit
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Bitterroot
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Bottomfish
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Buckle
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Colorado North Review
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Confrontation
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Connecticut Fireside
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Context South
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Dacotah Territory
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Dekalb Literary Arts Journal
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Galley Sail Review
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Gander Press Review
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Greenfield Review
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Heavy Bear
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Home Planet News
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Ibbetson Street Press
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Iconoclast
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Illinois Review
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Kenyon Review
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Louisiana Literature
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Malpais Review
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Mati
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New York Quarterly
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Northwoods Journal
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Partisan Review
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Pembroke Magazine
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Pilgrimage Magazine
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Poetry Bay
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Pulpsmith
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Remington Review
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Rhino Magazine
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Second Coming
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Seventh Quarry/Swansea Wales
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Smith
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Sol Magazine
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Spillway
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Spillway Review
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Spoon River Poetry Review
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Statement: Journal of the Colorado Language Arts Society
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Tamarack
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Telephone
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The Comstock Review
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The Quirk
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The Same
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Vagabond
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Verse Daily
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Wind
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Xanadu
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.

More Information

Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Identifies as: 
White
Prefers to work with: 
Adults, At Risk Youth, Naturalists/Environmentalists, Seniors, Teachers, Teenagers
Fluent in: 
English
Born in: 
Cleveland
Raised in: 
White Plains, NY
New York
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Last update: Dec 26, 2016