Stephen E. Smith was born in Easton, Maryland, in 1946. After graduating from Elon College, he attended the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, where he received his MFA in 1971. His poems, stories, columns, and reviews have appeared in many periodicals and anthologies. He is the author of eight books of poetry and prose and is the recipient of the Poetry Northwest Young Poet’s Prize, the Zoe Kincaid Brockman Prize for poetry, and four North Carolina Press awards. He is a three-time winner of the Kerrville Folk Festival New Folk Competition for songwriting. He lives in Southern Pines, North Carolina and contributes columns, reviews, and features to PineStraw, Walter, and O. Henry magazines.
Paperback: 48 pages
Publisher: Kelsay Books (March 3, 2023)