Meta Smith

Méta Smith is an author, publisher, and educator. She attended Spelman College where she received her Bachelor’s Degree in English and DePaul University where she received her Master’s Degree in Writing and Publishing. Meta is the author of 8 books including her cult-classic debut novel, The Rolexxx Club, and Heaven’s Fury, written for rapper 50 Cent’s G-Unit Books. Méta cites Miami, where she lived for 6 years, as one of her biggest inspirations and the city serves as the backdrop of most of her books. She now resides in Northern California, but Miami is forever in her heart.


Join author Meta Smith to discuss her novels and tips for aspiring authors. She’s worked as a literary consultant to stars such as Bern’Nadette Stanis (Thelma of television’s Good Times) and as a college writing and journalism professor.