C. Kevin Smith typed his first poems and stories on an old Smith-Corona that belonged to his great-grandfather. On carbon paper. More recently, he has published in The Sun, Alimentum, The Redwood Coast Review, and on his blog Arts Alive. He performed his solo monologue “For Pete’s Sake” at the Broadway Playhouse, in Santa Cruz, and appeared in the award-winning documentary “Emile Norman: By His Own Design,” which aired nationally on PBS. A Lambda Literary Fellow in 2007 and a certified instructor of tai chi and qigong, Kevin lives in Big Sur, California with his husband Jeff and Joshua the cat.