My name is Andrew K. Smith and I am a Pacific Northwest native through and through. My opinion pieces have been published in the Huffington Post. I grew up in Edmonds, Washington, but spent my undergrad across the mountains at Washington State University studying English and Creative Writing. The literary and arts journal LandEscapes published both my fiction and nonfiction works there, and in 2013 I received an honorable mention for the Sarah Weems Award in creative nonfiction for an essay-length version of The Adderall Empire. I am the author of The Adderall Empire: A Life With ADHD and the Millennials' Drug of Choice and 16 Stories. I worked part time as a writer for Camp Korey, a summer camp for children with life-altering medical conditions. I'm the co-founder of the Probable Geniuses Literary Salon, hosted by the Society for High Intellect Textual Snobs (SHITS). Currently, I'm taking the next step in my professional career and pursuing a law degree at University of New South Wales Law School. Also I'm a member of the Cursing Yacht Club of Australia (CYCA) and have developed a huge passion for sailing. Currently seeking for a yacht to join as competent crew for the Sydney to Hobart race 2017.
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