Jack Smith  is a fiction writer with short story publications in NORTH AMERICAN REVIEW, TEXAS REVIEW, SOUTHERN REVIEW, NIGHT TRAIN, and others. His novel HOG TO HOG won the George Garrett Fiction Prize and was published by Texas Review Press in 2008. He has published five other novels: ICON, BEING, MISS MANNERS FOR WAR CRIMINALS, RUN, and IF WINTER COMES, all published by Serving House Books.

He has  written numerous articles for both NOVEL & SHORT STORY WRITER’S MARKET and THE WRITER magazine. He’s a regular contributor to THE WRITER. He has published reviews in numerous literary magazines, including PLOUGHSHARES, GEORGIA REVIEW, MISSOURI REVIEW, PRAIRIE SCHOONER, AMERICAN BOOK REVIEW, PLEIADES, TEXAS REVIEW, MID-AMERICAN REVIEW, and IOWA REVIEW.

His nonfiction books on writing include WRITE AND REVISE FOR PUBLICATION and INVENTING THE WORLD, the first published by Writer’s Digest Books, the second by Serving House Books.

He served as fiction editor for 25 years for THE GREEN HILLS LITERARY LANTERN.

He teaches creative writing courses for