Adam Smyer

About Adam Smyer

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ADAM SMYER is an attorney, martial artist, and mediocre bass player. His nonfiction appears in the Johannesburg Review of Books. Adam's debut novel, Knucklehead (Akashic Books), was the sole title shortlisted for the 2018 Ernest J. Gaines Award for Literary Excellence. His second book, You Can Keep That to Yourself (Akashic Books), was released on September 1, 2020. Adam lives in the San Francisco Bay Area with his wife and cats.

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