Friends of the Festival
Amber Smith is the New York Times best-selling author of The Way I Used to Be and The Last to Let Go. Fueled by a lifelong passion for the arts, story, and creative expression, Amber graduated from art school with a BFA in painting and went on to earn her master’s degree in art history. She grew up in Buffalo, New York and now lives in Charlotte, North Carolina with her two dogs. Visit her online at AmberSmithAuthor.com.