Writer Andrew K. Smith is a Pacific Northwest native through and through. His opinion pieces have been published in the Huffington Post. He grew up in Edmonds, Washington, but spent his undergrad years across the mountains at Washington State University studying English and creative writing. The literary and arts journal, LandEscapes, published both his fiction and nonfiction works and in 2013, he received an honorable mention for the Sarah Weems Award in creative nonfiction for an essay-length version of The Adderall Empire. He is the author of The Adderall Empire: A Life With ADHD and the Millennials' Drug of Choice and 16 Stories. Andrew worked part-time as a writer for Camp Korey, a summer camp for children with life-altering medical conditions. He is the co-founder of the Probable Geniuses Literary Salon, hosted by the Society for High Intellect Textual Snobs (SHITS). In the near future, he plans to take the next step in his professional career and attend Law School at UNSW Australia.