R.E. (Rick) Smith

R. E. Smith is Founder of the New Poet’s Society 501 (c)(3), January 2008.   He is also Author of “A Sweeter Understanding,” published April 2006.  He is the winner of the Silver Medallion Award, for the 2007 Bill Fisher Award for First Book, as part of Benjamin Franklin Awards.  His second book “The Window Ledge,” was published November 2006.

Rick’s writing career extends fifty-six years and he is an instructor for the Teen Creative Writer’s Course at theLake Washington Technology Institute, and has been teaching the Creative Writer’s Course, City of Redmond Senior Center since 2008.

He is the former Fire Chief at the SeaTac Airport, Fire Chief on Mercer Island Washington, and the Director for the Skagit County 911 Emergency Communication Center.

Edgar & Lenore’s Publishing House is pleased to welcome R.E. Smith to our family here at EAP.