Self-Publishing Author Spotlight: Thomas Noel Smith

Self-publishing authors are a diverse group, producing works that range from insightful personal memoirs to gripping thrillers to academic references and guidebooks. This week’s Self-Publishing Author Spotlight highlights the talented poet Thomas Noel Smith who’s published three diverse collections through Outskirts Press. Read on to learn more about Thomas and his works.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR:Thomas Noel Smith
Thomas Smith grew up as an “army brat.” He lived in France and Germany, as well as several different states. His interest in the arts developed early. He performed as a magician, and attended Ringling Brothers Clown College. He traveled for two years with a small one-ring circus as a professional clown. Thomas earned a degree in English from the University of Tampa; a degree in theatre from the University of South Florida; and an MA in directing from Chicago College of Performing Arts. Currently, he is a film actor in Florida. In addition to writing, Thomas’ interests include exploring his Irish heritage. He is currently learning Gaelic, and hopes to visit the land of his ancestors.

"Dust" and Other Poems“Dust” and Other Poems

The works in “Dust” and Other Poems are a collection of works that address the human condition, from our origins to our movement and development through time. Some of the works are heartwarming. Some are disquieting. Each poem attempts to engage the mind, touch the heart, and invigorate the spirit. Poetry is the music of life that sings of where we’ve been and inspires us to reach for a sense of perfection in our lives that we can achieve.

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Format: 6 x 9 paperback white, 89 pages
Publisher: Outskirts Press (Jan 18, 2011)
ISBN10: 1432768786
ISBN13: 9781432768782
Genre: POETRY / American / General


Words of the TimesWords of the Times

Words of the Times is a collection of works that appeal to the heart and soul of the times. These poems are written not for the Academic, but for those appreciate the music and poetry of life

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Format: 6 x 9 paperback white, 120 pages
Publisher: Outskirts Press (Jan 14, 2013)
ISBN10: 1478715316
ISBN13: 9781478715313
Genre: POETRY / American / General

Impressions and MemoriesImpressions and Memories

In Impressions and Memories, poet Thomas Smith draws on a wide array of inspirations and reflections to create a collection of poems that speak to the song burning deep within each of us. Using the rhythm, melody, and language of traditional poetic forms, these verses distill the essence of daily experience, from the beauty of the world around us to the poignant nostalgia of cherished memories. Lyrical and thoughtful, deeply felt and broadly accessible, Impressions and Memories will remind you of the richness and wonder of the world around you, and give you a moment of healing calm to refresh your spirit.

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Format: 5 x 8 paperback cream, 198 pages
Publisher: Outskirts Press (Feb 27, 2014)
ISBN10: 1478728701
ISBN13: 9781478728702
Genre: POETRY / American / General


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Amazon Featured Book-of-the-Week: “Dust” and Other Poems by Thomas Noel Smith

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“Dust” and Other Poems

by Thomas Noel Smith

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The works in “Dust” and Other Poems are a collection of works that address the human condition, from our origins to our movement and development through time…

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