Angela Yuriko Smith’s published works span multiple genres. Her writing career includes writing, editing and publishing for newspapers and writing both non-fiction and fiction.
In the past she has served as a host for JournalJabber online radio talk show and has been interviewed on National Public Radio for her nonfiction work.
Under her former byline, Angela Yuriko Cato, she worked for two years as a contract writer for MilitaryLifeStyle.com which included interviews with Joan Jett, John Nance, Amy Dacyczyn, and Randy’L He-Dow Teton, the only living model for an American coin.
There she published over 60 articles and maintained two columns entitled SAHMM I Am and Military by Moonlight as well as covered the 9/11 crisis from the viewpoint of a military spouse. She was also interviewed at that time for the Satellite Sister’s Show on National Public Radio.
She also has a large collection of regular newspaper clips from her time at The Community News in Browns Mills, New Jersey and a few pieces for The Daily News in Fort Walton Beach, Florida as well as multiple published pieces in a variety of military and Christian projects.
In 2016 she published her own online newspaper, The Panhandle Focus, for one year. The archives of that publication are available on Amazon. Most recently, she worked as the Editorial Assistant at the Bay Beacon family of newspapers based on the Emerald Coast.
Her first book, End of Mae, was released on 31 May 2011 and followed by No Money Marketing: All You Need Is Like which hit Amazon’s top 100 bestseller list for marketing books. Currently she writes speculative fiction and poetry and authors various books for children including The Literary Lizard and Everly Everywhere series.