Patti Smith
Patti Smith

Patti Smith is a poet, performer, visual artist, and author of the National Book Award-winning memoir Just Kids. She lives in New York.

Books
May 3 2013 9:20 AMMy AlbertinePatti Smith on the long-lost novel she’s carried with her for almost 40 years.
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May 21 2015 2:34 PM What We Like Right Now Our favorite picks for the week of May 18, curated by Slate writers and editors. 
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Family
May 22 2015 3:45 AM Drowning Doesn’t Look Like Drowning In 10 percent of drownings, adults are nearby but have no idea the victim is dying. Here’s what to look for.