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Gregory Marshall Smith, born in Somerville, Massachusetts and raised in historic Medford, is a jack-of-all-trades. Engineer officer, sports writer, asset protection agent, helicopter control officer, training coordinator, training instructor, you name it, he’s done it (mostly simultaneously).

A legend in his own mind, he has been e-published online with Midnight Express, Spectacular Speculation, Bumpzine, and

In print, he has had short stories in “Writer’s Bump” anthology and “Dark Tidings” anthologies (Volume I & Volume II). His novellas include “Crawl,” “They Call the Wind Muryah” and “Slow Boat to China.” “The Hunters” is his first full-length novel and he is currently awaiting word on his 100,000-plus word “Land of the Blind” while he preps the second novel in the series “Land of the Blind: The One-Eyed Man.”

He is a relative of legendary black journalist and science fiction writer George Schuyler and musical prodigy Philippa Duke Schuyler. He considers his inspiration to be “Creature Double Feature” and rues the day the Sci-Fi Channel became SyFy.

To read more of his fantastic works, click here to visit Greg’s portfolio on Writing.Com.

Read the prologue for Land of the Blind.

Click here to view his work available on Kindle and other ebooks via Smashwords:

They Call the Wind Muryah

Dark Tidings (Vol. I)

Dark Tidings (Vol. II)

2 Comments leave one →
  1. April 2, 2010 2:24 pm

    Greg, I read dark tidings (both volumes) on download through Kindle, I have to say that I love your literature and use of prose. Count me a fan.

    I’ll definitely look up anything else you publish. Best, Andy

    • April 2, 2010 5:15 pm

      Thanks a lot, Andy. I put a lot of work into those short stories. While not on the level of Stephen King, I think they’re some of my best short stories.

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