Professor Emeritus of English at Ohio Northern University, Claude Clayton Smith has published an historical novel, two children’s books, and four books of creative nonfiction. He is co/editor translator of two other books. His own work has been translated into five languages, including Russian and Chinese. He has published as well a novella, a micro-chapbook of poems, fifty or more individual poems, a dozen short stories, and several dozen essays and pieces of creative nonfiction. Four of his plays have received full staging, with one going on to a professional production. Much of his work is accessible through his portfolio.