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Azlan Smith



Azlan Smith writes, reads, and listens in the hopes of helping bring people together. Before returning to graduate school, he taught High School in California, India, and Oklahoma. Now he's writing a book and refining Voices, an interdisciplinary outreach program that gives people a glimpse into each others' lives.


Research Interests

Fiction, Fiction as Social Engagement, Genre Fiction, Graphic Novels, Art As Engagement



Masters of Fine Art in Creative Writing Fiction

University of Illinois in Urbana Champaign

Expected Spring 2022


Bachelor of Arts (Hons.) in English and Philosophy

Amherst College, Amherst, MA