KATIE HART SMITH
Katie Hart Smith, a published author for 25 years, has a wide array of work ranging from medical and academic, to historical fiction, non-fiction, and children's stories. Currently, she is a staff correspondent and a writes a monthly column called “From the Heart” for the Gwinnett Citizen newspaper.
Inspirational people, places, and political and social issues are the driving forces for Smith’s work. The first two books in the Sacred Heart (historical fiction) series that focused on the medical community in Atlanta in the early 1900's titled, Aspirations of the Heart and
Hope Never Rests, have been placed in the Governor’s Mansion Library by Georgia’s First Lady, Mrs. Sandra Deal.
Katie has been nominated for the Georgia Author of the Year award in multiple categories in 2016, 2017, and 2018. She is an active civic leader in the Gwinnett community to include her service on the City of
Lawrenceville City Council from 2009 – 2011 and she was even the first recipient of the Gwinnett Chamber of Commerce’s Healthcare Professional of the Year award in 2011.
Katie is a member of the National League of American Pen Women and the Atlanta Writers Club. She is a sought out speaker on a local and national level.