Annick Smith

Executive Producer, HEARTLAND

Annick Smith is the author of Homestead, In This We Are Native, Big Bluestem and Crossing the Plains with Bruno. She produced the prize-winning feature, Heartland, and was a founding board member of Robert Redford’s Sundance Institute. Her travel and nature writing, short stories and essays have appeared in Audubon, Outside, Islands, Travel + Leisure, Orion, The New York Times, Story, and National Geographic Traveler and have been widely anthologized. In 1989 she was co-editor with William Kittredge of The Last Best Place, A Montana Anthology. She was also editor of Headwaters: Montana Writers on Water & Wilderness, and co-editor with Susan O’Connor of The Wide Open: Prose, Poetry and Photographs of the Prairie. She recently was co-editor with Susan O’Connor of the anthology, HEARTH: A Global Conversation about Community, Identity, and Place.  Smith lives on a homestead ranch in Montana’s Blackfoot River Valley.