Frederick Smith

Originally from Detroit, Frederick Smith is a graduate of the Missouri School of Journalism, Loyola University Chicago, and Loyola Marymount University. He lives in San Francisco. He is author of In Case You Forgot (co-authored with Chaz Lamar Cruz), Play it Forward, Right Side of the Wrong Bed, and Down For Whatever.  His latest, Busy Ain’t The Half Of It, co-authored with Chaz Lamar Cruz, comes out in August 2021. Contact: or Instagram/Twitter: @fsmith827.