Cindy served as art director for Highlights magazine 2003–2012. During her tenure, the magazine evolved through its first redesign in twenty-five years. Cindy’s extensive publication experience also includes Science magazine, Insight magazine, and the publications division of the White House.
Cindy received a BA in studio art from Furman University, but doesn’t consider herself an artist, and an MFA in creative writing from Vermont College, but doesn’t consider herself a writer. She prefers to think of herself as both—perhaps more—with the nebulous option of drawing upon either for the task at hand. After thirty years away from her home state, Cindy has returned home to Greenville, South Carolina. Find out more about her through her relocation blog at http://meinsunnycarolina.blogspot.com or connect with her at @CynthiaFSmith or www.linkedin.com/pub/cindy-smith/6/37/688/.