Shari Smith

Shari Smith, author of I Am a Town, stories from her adopted hometown of Claremont, North Carolina, and a contributor to The Shoe Burnin’: Stories of Southern Soul also is the producer of the “Shoe Burnin’ Show”, stage production of authors and music. She has been published in “Thicket Magazine“, “Wildlife in North Carolina“, “Western North Carolina Magazine“, “O. Henry Magazine“, “Pinestraw Magazine” and “Abilene Living“; and has written for BMI (Broadcast Music Incorporated). Shari is the creator of Trio, a traveling exhibit of art and original songs created from the inspiration of each of the fifteen books featured in the project.