Clayton Smith is a writer, a professor, and a perpetually tired father to two wonderful girls. He lives with his family in Chicago, where he has come to love the pizza and curse the winter. He is the author of several novels, including Apocalypticon, Na Akua, Demon Zero, and Anomaly Flats, and the short story collections It Came From Anomaly Flats and Pants on Fire: A Collection of Lies.

He is the playwright behind the heartbreaking relationship comedy The Depths and the noir comedy farce Death and McCootie, which debuted at the 2013 New York International Fringe Festival.

Clayton is also a professor of Marketing in the Business and Entrepreneurship Department at Columbia College Chicago. He has two cats, named French Fry and Taco Cat, and he has two daughters who are not named after food.

If you’d like to get in touch, you can find Clayton on social, or you can send him a message below!

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