Lyle Blake Smythers is an actor, writer, and librarian in the Washington, D.C., area. Since 1976, he has performed in over 100 stage productions, including three appearances at the National Theatre.
In 2012, his first novel, the heroic fantasy Feasting With Panthers, was published. He has also written fiction, poetry, satire, and literary criticism for Manscape,FirstHand, Playguy, The William and Mary Review, Insights, School Library Journal, Children's Literature Review, and the original anthology Queer Fish.
Lyle can be contacted at LyleBlakeSmythers