Writer’s Bio

Clint Smith is the author of the short story collection Ghouljaw and Other Stories (Hippocampus Press, 2014) and the novella When It’s Time For Dead Things To Die (Dunhams Manor Press, 2015).


His short story, “Dirt on Vicky,” was the 2011 winner of the Scare The Dickens Out of Us ghost story contest, and appeared in the Stephen Jones anthology, Best New Horror #26 (PS Publishing, 2015). A tale titled “Ghouljaw” received the “Best Of Fiction” award for genesis Magazine; “Mistletoe” was nominated as a selection for the American Writing Programs Intro Journal Awards competition; and the story “Don’t Let the Bedbugs Bite” earned an “Editor’s Choice” award for its appearance in the James Ward Kirk anthology, Indiana Science Fiction, 2012.

“The Fall of Tomlinson Hall; or The Ballad of the Butcher’s Cart,” was featured in Punchnel’s Mythic Indy series (2013, 2015).  More recent fiction pieces have appeared in C.M. Muller’s Nightscript, Volume I, and XNOYBIS, Issue 1.

A former freelance writer, Clint’s non-fiction stories and columns have previously appeared in FARM Indiana MagazineSOUTH Magazine, the Southside Times, and the Indianapolis Star.

A 2002 honors graduate of the Cooking and Hospitality Institute of Chicago, Le Cordon Bleu, Clint lives in the Midwest, along with his wife and two children.  Follow him on Twitter @clintsmithtales; or read more at clintsmithfiction.com.

(The thoughts and opinions contained in this blog are my own.)

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2 thoughts on “Writer’s Bio

  1. chef smith,
    art institute contacted me and want me to come in for a tour, and stuff. I told her about c9 and you working there for your evening class. her name was Rachel Thomas ? do you know her ? im supposed to go their Christmas break.

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