Spent Saints Gracefully Explores Lives Scarred By Addiction and Depression

Listen to author Brian Smith talk about his debut book and hear an excerpt below.

In author Brian Smith’s debut collection of short stories, many of the characters spend marked permanently by drug abuse and desperation. Listen to the former Metro Times writer Smith talk about Spent Saints with WDET’s Amanda LeClaire and hear an excerpt of the book. 



  • Amanda LeClaire
    Amanda LeClaire is an award-winning host and producer of CultureShift on 101.9 WDET-FM Detroit’s NPR station. She’s a founding producer of WDET’s flagship news talk show Detroit Today, and a former host/reporter for Arizona Public Media. Amanda is also an artist, certified intuitive and energy healer, and professional tarot reader.