I manage the Greenpoint location of The Yard: A Coworking Community where I also organize events and curate art exhibitions.

I'm a writer & photographer, published with The WG Newspaper, Vice & The Village Voice. My book is collection of essays & interviews. And I've worked for three years as a consultant for Brooklyn's Northside Festival.

My Story

  • APSmithNYC@gmail.com

  • Army brat, born in New Orleans

  • Avid record collector, resident DJ

  • Self-taught carpenter

  • Traveler to 13 countries


I am a writer, producer, creative director, artist and curator.  I get shit done.

Currently I am working as the Creative Director at The Yard coworking space in Greenpoint, Brooklyn. And I am also a Program Curator for the 2013 Northside Festival.

I am a staff writer atThe Williamsburg Greenpoint News + Arts, a free, monthly newspaper, and I was the Founder and Editor-In-Chief of Brooklyn’s artist profile publicationChief Magazine. I have published music criticism in The Village Voice, travel essays and photography inVice Magazine, short stories in Label Magazine, and creative journalism in Colors Magazine.

In 2006, I was invited for a residency at FABRICA in Treviso, Italy, where I worked as Contributing Editor ofColors and Managing Editor of the Benetton global rights blog and other various English language campaigns and in-house publications.

My book, Welcome to the Land of Cannibalistic Horses, illustrated and designed by Mike Force, is 556 pages of essays and interviews about America written in the summer of 2004 and features Hunter S. Thompson, David LaChappelle, Wesley Willis, Bernadine Dohrn, and Dan Savage to name a few.

In the world of television, I worked as Co-Producer and On-Camera Correspondent during the second season of the PBS documentary TV series Roadtrip Nation, during which I organized and conducted a 6-week documented road trip across the USA.

I earned my MS in Publishing from New York University and my BFA in Writing from Pratt Institute, where I also worked for three years as Editor-in-Chief of the student publication.

I now live in Brooklyn, with strong ties to Los Angeles, Seattle, New Orleans, London, Paris, and Copenhagen.

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