Bud Smith


Bud Smith is the author of Teenager (Tyrant Books, 2019), Double Bird (Maudlin House, 2018), WORK (Civil Coping Mechanisms, 2017), Dust Bunny City (Disorder Press, 2017), Calm Face (House of Vlad, 2016), among others. He works heavy construction building and destroying chemical plants, refineries, and generating stations. He’s on Twitter @bud_smith


• Teenager [Tyrant Books] (forthcoming)
Double Bird [Maudlin House]
Work [CCM]
Dust Bunny City [Disorder Press]
Calm Face [House of Vlad]
Tables Without Chairs #1 [House of Vlad],
  /w Brian Alan Ellis, Waylon Thornton

F250 [Piscataway House]
Everything Neon [Marginalia Publishing]
Or Something Like That [Unknown Press]
Tollbooth [Piscataway House]


Violets [The Paris Review]
Service [Wigleaf]
Gling Gling Gling [Joyland]
Tiger Blood [Hobart]
Agatha [PANK]
Double Bird [Wigleaf]
The Lost Girls [WhiskeyPaper]
• Jangle Bell [Funhouse]
Scanner, and Goblin [JUKED]
Wolves [Smokelong]
3 Kids [Wigleaf]
Birthday! [Spork]
Boss [Hobart]
Blue Blue Electric Blue [Big Lucks]
Day drinking [Hobart]
Roast Beast [Maudlin House]
No Reason [JUKED]
JANT [Monkeybicycle]
Everybody’s Darlin’ [Potluck]
Rabbit Driving Cellphone [Paper Darts]
Franklin [Funhouse]
A Letter From Your Secret Admirer [Talking Book]
When I touch Your Face [Leopardskin and Limes]
Blue Roses and Orange Stars [This Zine Will Change Your Life]
Some Monsters I’m Friends With [Autre]
Forks, Knives, Spoons [The Heavy Contortionists]
E-A-D-G-B-E [People Holding]
Junior In The Tunnels [SmokeLong Quarterly]
Calm Face [Drunk Monkeys]


Five Poems [Hobart]
Take a Penny, Leave a Penny [The Nervous Breakdown]
Rooting For You (and others) [Drunk in a Midnight Choir]
Pets Get Pets [Autre]
Rabbit Driving Cellphone [Paper Darts]
An Orange Cat Doesn’t Live Here [Reality Beach]
This Might Not Be the Place [Metatron]
Red Teeth / Do Ya Wanna Dance? [Hobart]
• Rachel In Her Swimsuit [No Tokens]
Where You Were Dead [The Nervous Breakdown]
Girl Gone Swimming [Autre]


The Year in Naps [Hazlitt]


Reviews of My Life on [Barrelhouse]

Good Luck [The Nervous Breakdown]

Butterfly - Episode Negative One
Popsicle - Episode One
Turkey Baby - Episode Two
Elegy - Episode Three
First Memory - Episode Four
Cults - Episode Five
Playboys - Episode Six
Oblique Strategies - Episode Seven
Blue Skies - Episode Eight
Dreams - Episode Nine
Melissa - Episode Ten
Bullfrog - Episode Eleven
Grasshopper - Episode Twelve
Art - Episode Thirteen
Little Guy - Episode Fourteen
Suicide in Bed - Episode Fifteen
Salad - Episode Sixteen
Block - Episode Seventeen
Rewrite - Episode Eighteen
Eggshells - Episode Nineteen
Birds - Episode Twenty
(and Durak) - Episode Twenty-One
Fish Hook - Episode Twenty-Two
Alcoholics - Episode Twenty-Three [Hobart]
Jane - Episode Twenty-Four
Trees - Episode Twenty-Five
William and Me - Episode Twenty-Six
After Death Valley - Episode Twenty-Seven
Beach Boys - Episode Twenty-Eight
Claudius Jr. - Episode Twenty-Nine
Mystery - Episode Thirty
A Cloud - Episode Thirty-One
Two Cats - Episode Thirty-Two
Salt and Pepper - Episode Thirty-Three
Friends - Episode Thirty-Four
Dear Thunderclap - Episode Thirty-Five
How to Write a Story - Episode Thirty-Six
Survival - Episode Thirty-Seven
Q & A - Episode Thirty-Eight
QQ & AA - Episode Thirty-Nine
Memory House - Episode Forty
Call For Submissions - Episode Forty-One
Cul-de-sac - Episode Forty-Two
Good Luck - Episode Forty-Three
Death - Episode Forty-Four
Blank - Episode Forty-Five
The Editor - Episode Forty-Six
Self - Episode Forty-Seven
Control - Episode Forty-Eight
Sorry Party - Episode Forty-Nine
Red Sky - Episode Fifty
Eviction - Episode Fifty-One
Rewilding - Episode Fifty-Two
Quiz - Episode Fifty-Three
Trying - Episode Fifty-Four
Directions - Episode Fifty-Five
Bleeding & Laughing - Episode Fifty-Six
Arrows - Episode Fifty-Seven
Budwulf - Episode Fifty-Eight
Last Memories - Episode Fifty-Nine
Demolition - Episode Sixty


w/ The Creative Independent
w/ Proximity Magazine
w/ The Rumpus
Otherppl Podcast #373
Otherppl Podcast #496