R. T. Smith

R.T. Smith edits Shenandoah for Washington and Lee University, where he is writer-in-residence. His most recent book is Chinquapins: Short Short Stories (2015), and his work has appeared in Best American Short Stories, Best American Mystery Stories, Zoetrope, New Stories from the South and Lonzie’s Fried Chicken. In the fall of 2015 he served as Rachel Rivers Coffey Distinguished Professor of Creative Writing at Appalachian State University. Smith lives with his wife, the novelist Sarah Kennedy, and their bluetick Gypsy on Timber Ridge in Rockbridge County, Virginia.