R. T. Smith's stories have appeared in The
Southern Review, Virginia Quarterly Review, New
Stories From The South (2002 and 2004 editions), and The
Best American Short Stories, 2004. He is the author of numerous books of poetry, including,
most recently, Brightwood: Poems (Louisiana State University, 2004).
He is the editor of Shenandoah. Two of his poems appeared in the
first issue of Blackbird.
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