Andrew Smith

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Born: 11/30/1958 in California, USA

Filmography

Director (2)

Winter in the Blood 2014 (Movie)

(Director)

The Slaughter Rule 2003 (Movie)

(Director)
Producer (2)

Cutthroat Kitchen: Time Warp Tournament 2016 - 2017 (Tv Show)

Story Producer

Winter in the Blood 2014 (Movie)

(Producer)
Writer (1)

The Slaughter Rule 2003 (Movie)

(Screenplay)
Other (1)

Snow Angels 2008 (Movie)

(Dialect Coach)

EDUCATION

California State University, Northridge

Milestones

2015

Won the Printz Honor for his novel Grasshopper Jungle.

2010

Won the Booklist Editor's Choice Award for his novel The Marbury Lens.

2008

Finally sought publication for one of his works after a lifetime of constant and prolific writing with Ghost Medicine.

1973

Announced to his family that he intended to become an author, but received no encouragement.

Bonus Trivia

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Had several jobs before becoming a teacher, working as a security guard, a longshoreman, and in a chemical mill.

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The main character in his book The Alex Crow was inspired by a student he taught who was a Syrian refugee.

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Continues working as a high school teacher despite his major success as an author.

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