Smith grew up in Soldotna, Alaska and Seattle, Washington. She attended Mount Holyoke College, Portland State University, and Goddard College, where she earned an MFA in Creative Writing. Her writing has appeared in Tarpaulin Sky and on Powells.com. She currently resides in Portland with her son, two cats and their beloved view of the St. John’s Bridge. Glaciers is Smith’s first novel, the story of a day in the life of Isabel, a young Northwest urbanite who works with damaged books in the city library and dreams of Amsterdam.
All Oregon Legacy presentations are a free gift to the community from the Friends of Driftwood Public Library. The series is co-sponsored by D’Sands Condominium Motel, who are generously providing lodging for this year’s authors. The library is located on the second floor of the Lincoln Square Civic Center at 801 SW Hwy 101 in Lincoln City. For further information about the Oregon Legacy Series, contact Ken Hobson at 541-996-1242 or firstname.lastname@example.org. (Crowyhead)