Jared Smith is the author of 13 books of poetry; multimedia productions in New York and Chicago; and two Spoken Word CDs. His poems, essays, and literary commentary have appeared in hundreds of publications in this country and abroad.  He is Poetry Editor of Turtle Island Quarterly, and has served on the editorial boards of The New York Quarterly; Home Planet News; and The Pedestal Magazine.  He is listed in Poets & Writers Directory, The Colorado Poets Center, and Who's Who In America, and other reference sources.