We founded Creators and Collectors Services LLC out of a desire to see people succeed in their chosen passion. So often, an excellent book, inspiring artwork, or magnificent collection goes unrecognized because of the lack of resources needed to bring it to a wide audience. That's where we come in.
Melissa Hart has been a professional writer and creative writing teacher for over 25 years. She's a contributing editor at The Writer Magazine with two monthly columns, as well as regular features. Her work has appeared in over a hundred magazines and newspapers, among them The Washington Post, The Los Angeles Times, The Boston Globe, Orion, High Country News, The Advocate, Adbusters, Hemispheres, Brain, Child, The Normal School, and Writer's Digest. She's published three books, and speaks at writing conferences nationally. An accomplished instructor and editor, she's worked with students of all ages and abilities. She has a particular interest in assisting diverse and underrepresented writers in getting their stories out into the world.
Jonathan Smith has been involved in the visual arts in one form or another for over 20 years. As a photographer and graphic designer, he delights in the ability of art to inspire. With an MFA in photography and a career of over 14 years in museums, he has had the opportunity to learn many techniques to advance an artist's career, and has a particular interest in organizing collections of art. His photographic skills range from portraits to multispectral imaging, always with an exacting attention to detail.