Joined CAL: June 2015
Specialties: Poetry and literary commentary
This Town (Liquid Light Press, 2017)
To The Dark Angels (NYQ Books, 2015)
The Collected Poems of Jared Smith: 1971-2011 (NYQ Books)
Grassroots (Wind Publications)
Looking Into The Machinery: The Selected Longer Poems of Jared Smith (Tamarack Editions)
The Graves Grow Bigger Between Generations (Higganum Hill Books)
Where Images Become Imbued With Time (Puddin’head Press)
Lake Michigan And Other Poems (Puddin’head Press)
Walking The Perimeters Of The Plate Glass Window Factory (Birch Brook Press)
Keeping The Outlaw Alive (Erie Street Press)
Dark Wing (Charred Norton Publishing)
Song Of The Blood: An Epic (The Smith Press–no relation to author)
Poet Lore, The Pedestal, The New York Quarterly, Colorado Review, Coe Review, Fifth Wednesday Journal, Confrontation, Rhino,
Spoon River Poetry Review, The Paterson Literary Review, Beloit Journal, Spillway, Chiron Review, Home Planet News, After Hours,
and hundreds of others in the U.S. and abroad.
Portions of Song Of The Blood and Dark Wing were adapted for performance as multi-media and modern dance by The Linda Diamond Dance Company at New York’s Lincoln Center
The title poem of Lake Michigan And Other Poems was adapted to stage as a musical by The Grounded Theatre in Naperville, IL.
Jared has recorded two spoken word CDs of his poetry accompanied by original music written for the poems. One of them is Controlled by Ghosts, with music by Lem Roby, and the other is Seven Minutes Before The Bombs Drop, with music by David Michael Jackson and Andy Derryberry.
Member of The Board, The New York Quarterly Foundation
Former Vice Chair, Lafayette Cultural Arts Commission
Former Board Member ARTS!Lafayette
Member of Colorado Poets Center
Former Board Member, DuPage Symphony Orchestra
Former President of the non-profit Poets & Patrons
Other: Jared has served as a Special Adviser to Argonne National Laboratory; a policy and technology adviser to several White House Commissions under President William Clinton; Associate Director of Professional Education and Technology Research at Gas Technology Institute; Vice President of The Energy Bureau; and as faculty at LaGuardia Community College (CCNY) and New York University’s Reading Institute.