Courtney O'Banion Smith

Texas, United States

Member Since: 03/08/2022

Courtney O’Banion Smith has a Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing-Poetry from Texas State University-San Marcos. Her work has appeared in various publications including Relief, Barren Magazine, and The Ocotillo Review. Currently, she teaches literature and writing in Houston where she and her husband care for two feral boys and one neurotic dog. 


Twitter Username: @cobanionsmith


  • English Faculty at Houston Community College (August 2019 - )
  • English Faculty at San Jacinto College
  • English Faculty at Blinn College


  • Master of Fine Arts in Poetry from Texas State University-San Marcos (May 2004)
  • Bachelor of Arts in English from University of Texas at Austin (May 1999)

Genres of Interest

Fiction, Creative nonfiction, Poetry