Noble Mason Smith is the author of the upcoming book The Wisdom of the Shire from St. Martin's Press/Thomas Dunne Books (translated into 7 languages and simultaneously published in the United Kingdom from Hodder & Stoughton). Sons of Zeus—the first book in his epic action-adventure series set in ancient Greece—will be published by Thomas Dunne Books in 2013. He is the former media director of the international human rights non-profit The Gregory C. Carr Foundation where he was co-executive producer of feature documentaries including the award winning Protagonist (available on Netflix instant play) and Neither Memory Nor Magic featuring the voice of Viggo Mortensen. He has worked in the interactive game business for almost twenty years having created projects for Vivendi Games, Snowblind Studios and Machinima.com. His play Sparks in the Parkwas written when he was seventeen years old and is published by Samuel French. He is represented by Adam Chromy of Movable Type Management.