William Christy Smith

William Christy Smith‘s first novel, a collection of 18 inter-related short stories titled Skylark, was shortlisted for 2020 Faulkner Wisdom Literary Contest – novel category. Skylark also was a finalist in the 2021 Flannery O’Connor Award for the Short Story. He holds a bachelor of arts degree in English from Westminster College, Fulton, Missouri; master of liberal arts degree from the University of Chicago; and master of arts administration degree from the University of New Orleans. He is a library and museum professional and lives in New Orleans.