Smith’s work covers a wide range of topics and styles. Check out a sample of some of his most intriguing articles and art below.

investigative reporting

Read the texts of Preston SmithSmith’s work as an investigative journalist has garnered media attention and just missed grabbing him a coveted Walkley Award in 2006. From money laundering to forced prostitution to murder and more, a sampler of hard-to-find, hard-nosed journalism is just a click away.

travel reporting

Travel reporting by Preston SmithEurope beckons – even for someone who has called Europe his home most of his adult life. Click for both informative and humorous takes on travel abroad.




two steps east

Read the texts of Preston SmithBefore tackling crime stories Smith gained somewhat of a cult following with a monthly humor column in expatriate news magazine Poland Monthly. Click to check out a few of the favorites.  



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fantasy art

Fantasy Art by Preston SmithSmith’s writings vary from wire journalism to investigative work to travel writing, but he also has just finished several works of fiction that he hopes to one day put on the market. But his artwork should not be underestimated either, and here is a sampler of his “monster art” to go with a gothic/fantasy tale in the Tolkien/Gaiman vein.

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Hoodoohat the bone music

walkley awards finalist

for "The One that Got Away"
published in Australia's

The Bulletin magazine

'The One that Got Away"

in text format


The one that got away