Craig Smith, Author and Publisher

Craig Smith will participate in the book signing and author’s panel at the Fullerton Public Library Authors’ Day, October 27th from 11:00 AM to 5:00 PM.  Location: 353 W. Commonwealth Ave., Fullerton, CA 92832, Phone: (714) 738-6334.  Click HERE for more information.

Craig has written poetry, fiction, and non-fiction while pursuing his career in engineering and construction management. Serving as president of a large architect-engineering firm with projects world-wide, his travels took him to uncertain places, including the Middle East, the Philippines, and North Korea, among others, where terrorists were a known risk, his colleagues were imprisoned and in some cases murdered.

Smith’s nonfiction books include:

  • How the Great Pyramid Was Built, the story behind the design and construction of the Great Pyramid at Giza, Egypt.
  • Extreme Waves, the story of rogue waves, tsunami, and other giant waves in the ocean.
  • In The Wake of Cabrillo, the story of Juan Rodriguez Cabrilllo’s historic voyage of discovery.
  • Counting the Days: POWs, Internees and Stragglers of WWII in the Pacific,  the story of six prisoners of war imprisoned by both sides during the conflict the Japanese called the “Pacific War.”

Novels include:

  • House of Miracles and Malaika’s Miracle, both set in Brazil.
  • Stirrings(three novellas). Iwa Tales: Legends for Our Times, a book for young adults.
  • Twenty-Two Ocean View: Terrorists Among Us, inspired by his experiences in the Middle East.

His work has been translated into Russian, Spanish, and other languages. He is a graduate of Stanford University and the University of California at Los Angeles.

Currently his company, Dockside Sailing Press, has helped dozens of authors publish their works.

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