Jake J. Smith

Jake J. Smith writes and makes radio in Chicago.

His work has appeared (or is forthcoming in) The Oxford American, The Wilson Quarterly, The Atlantic, WNYC's Freakonomics Radio, WBEZ's Sound Opinions, WHYY's The Pulse, and WBUR/NPR's Only a Game.


What Do They Want?

A Chicago nanny stumbles upon an existential dilemma while buying Christmas gifts for her charges.