Angela Yuriko Smith


Marketing Your Creativity

Creative people often have the hardest time with the business aspect of their work. Once the masterpiece is done, how do you sell it? Even more important, how do you sell it without spending a fortune? Taught by a full time writer and instructor, Business of Creativity gives class attendees practical solutions to get their name and work out to the public. Class topics include Defining Your Brand, Effective Social Media, Business Card Basics, How to Write a Press Release and What to Do with It.

Poetry Exploration 1

In this 13 week course, students will be introduced to a new form of poetry each week as well as learn to write one. With exercises designed to unleash creativity along with becoming familiar with the many facets and forms of poetry, this class will foster a new mastery of form and verse for attendees. Students will have the opportunity to share their work for critiques via Facebook group.

Taught by Angela Yuriko Smith, writing instructor at Northwest Florida State College and author.

More About Angela Yuriko Smith

A former news journalist, Angela Yuriko Smith retired from that world to focus full time on her own writing. Her prose and poetry have been published in several print and online publications, including the “Horror Writers Association's Poetry Showcase” vols. 1-3, “Christmas Lites” vols. 1-6 and the “Where the Stars Rise: Asian Science Fiction and Fantasy” anthology. 

She also has nearly 20 books which include dark and speculative fiction for YA and adults, books for children and two collections of poetry. Her first collection of poetry, “In Favor of Pain,” has been nominated for an 2017 Elgin Award. When not writing, she teaches creative writing at Northwest Florida State College.