Richie Smith writes, creates and performs in New York City. He is also a physician. His goal is to explore the link between the art and science of medicine in its interaction with human comedy and tragedy. Some of his work has appeared in Ducts.org, Forge, 580 Split, The Briar Cliff Review, Cairn, Compass Rose, Confrontation, The Distillery, The Dos Passos Review, Eleven Eleven, Fox Cry Review, The Griffin, G.W. Review, Mudfish, Pebble Lake Review, Quiddity, Red Cedar Review, Red Wheelbarrow Literary Magazine, Slipstream, Sulphur River Literary Review, and The Texas Review. He is currently completing his first novel and working on several others.