The Collected Poems of Jared Smith: 1971-2011

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Poetry. THE COLLECTED POEMS OF JARED SMITH: 1971-2011 brings together almost 300 poems from 9 books along with over 60 poems that were previously uncollected. After earning degrees in poetry and literature from NYU, Jared spent 30 years in technology research and education, including appointments as a Special Appointee and Advisor to Argonne National Laboratory, and technical and policy advisor to several White House Commissions during the Clinton Administration.

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Overview


Poetry. THE COLLECTED POEMS OF JARED SMITH: 1971-2011 brings together almost 300 poems from 9 books along with over 60 poems that were previously uncollected. After earning degrees in poetry and literature from NYU, Jared spent 30 years in technology research and education, including appointments as a Special Appointee and Advisor to Argonne National Laboratory, and technical and policy advisor to several White House Commissions during the Clinton Administration.

"There is a kind of certainty that seems to characterize Jared Smith's best work, an understanding about place and the flow of spirit that makes you think of Thoreau along with a commitment as fierce as that of Pablo Neruda."—Joseph Bruchac

"I like your I-witness of the song in our blood...it's a pleasure!"—Lawrence Ferlinghetti

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  • ISBN-13: 9781935520511
  • Publisher: The New York Quarterly Foundation
  • Publication date: 4/15/2012
  • Pages: 600
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 1.33 (d)

Meet the Author


Jared Smith is the author of nine previous volumes of poetry, dating from 1983, in addition to two CDs, and stage adaptations of his work in New York and Chicago. Actively involved in the literary and poetry scene for more than 40 years, he has served as an Editorial Board Member, Board Member, and Advisory Board Member of The New York Quarterly; as a Contributing Editor for Home Planet News; as Poetry Editor of Trail & Timberline; and several-time Guest Editor of The Pedestal Magazine; as well as past President of Poets & Patrons in Chicago; and host of three reading venues during the 1980s in New York's Greenwich Village; among other ventures in the arts. Jared now lives with his wife in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains, not far from Boulder, Colorado.
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