Monthly Archives: July 2010

The pipe is capped!

This is great news.  Congratulations to the crews and scientists.  I mean this, they worked very hard to get this done.  Unfortunately it’s too late.  This mess is far from over, but by getting it capped, even at this late date, millions of gallons of oil will be prevented from […]


I had a great time at the Lake Oswego Library yesterday.  About fifty young readers showed up to discuss “Peak” and my other novels.  A lot of them had the new I,Q in hand and several of my other novels.  (The photo is historical photo taken on the lake…and no […]

Lake Oswego Library (Oregon) Monday, July 12th, 4:30PM.

We will be discussing “Peak.”  Call ahead to register. Book Discussion Group with Author Roland Smith Monday, July 12 at 4:30-5:30 p.m Children in grades 4-6 are invited to read Roland Smith’s Peak and then discuss with the author.  The story features exciting adventures of a boy who wants to […]

“Storm Runners” Revision.

I’m still working on the editorial revisions on the new series “Storm Runners” for Scholastic, which is scheduled to be out in Spring 2011.  I finished the draft of this first novel at the end of January while I was in Mexico basking on the shores of the Sea of […]