About Allen Smith


Allen Smith is a syndicated writer living in Vail, Colorado. He is a three time award winner for “America’s Funniest Humor” and published thousands of articles in print and on the web.

Smith has been featured on NBC News (KUSA Denver Affiliate), ABC’s The View, KYSL Radio, The Hollis Chapman Show, TV8 Vail and Plum TV16. He has also been published in The Writer Magazine, Funny Times, Denver Post, Aspen Times and was a founding writer for Lance Armstrong’s wellness website, LIVESTRONG.COM. In 2008 Smith was the Gear Editor for Onthesnow.com, the most visited winter sport website in the United States.

Smith’s first book, “Ski Instructors Confidential: The Stories Ski Instructors Swap Back at the Lodge” was published in 2005, is in its second printing and continues to sell around the world in book stores and on-line. His second book, “Watching Grandma Circle the Drain” was published in 2011 and has received rave reviews on Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Books-a-Million and dozens of independent websites and blogs. He has also contributed to “Chicken Soup for the Soul: Runners” (2010) and “The Gigantic Armchair Reader” (2008). His latest book, “Monkey in a Pink Canoe” was published in April, 2014 and won the 2014 Best Humor award by the Colorado Independent Publishers Association. For more information, please visit his website at http://www.snowwriter.com or blog: https://snowwriterblog.wordpress.com.


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