A Brightness in Everything

Nonfiction / Mike Smith of Albuquerque

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Mike Smith of Albuquerque is a memoirist, historian, explorer, and music critic. His essay Place Names of 501 Filomeno was listed as Notable in The Best American Essays 2015 (Mariner Books, 2015), and his work has been published in Tin House, Booth, New Delta Review, and elsewhere.