Brian Smith

About the Author

Brian SMith FeaturedBrian Smith is an award-winning journalist; first as a staff writer and columnist at Phoenix New Times and then as an editor at Detroit’s Metro Times, two of America’s top weeklies. He’s written for both subterranean and mainstream magazines, such as Popsmear, Magnet and Rolling Stone. His essays have appeared as alt weekly cover stories, or as liner notes, including the Rhino/Warner Brothers deluxe reissue of Alice Cooper’s Billion Dollar Babies. Before writing fulltime, Smith wrote songs and fronted rock & roll bands and has the albums, songwriting credits and damaged liver to prove it. He lives in Detroit with his girlfriend and is finishing up his debut collection of short stories.