Clint Smith

Acclaimed Spoken Word Poet, Award-winning Educator

Clint Smith is a writer, teacher, and doctoral candidate in Education at Harvard University with a concentration in Culture, Institutions, and Society. He is a recipient of the National Science Foundation’s Graduate Research Fellowship with research interests that include mass incarceration, the sociology of race, and the history of U.S. inequality. Clint is a 2014 National Poetry Slam champion and a 2017 recipient of the Jerome J. Shestack Prize from the American Poetry Review. His writing has been published in The New Yorker, The Atlantic, The New Republic, The Guardian, Boston Review, the Harvard Educational Review and elsewhere.