About Us

Matt and Karen Smith

MATT AND KAREN met at the University of Kansas and married in 1982. They live in the Pacific Northwest in Washington State. In 2010, they began traveling to US National Parks and writing about their experiences. Their first book, Dear Bob and Sue, is a travel memoir about their journey to visit all 59 US National Parks. Written as a series of emails to their friends Bob and Sue about their experiences on the road, they published it in 2012. Since then, they’ve written and published Dories, Ho!, another non-fiction work that recounts their dory boat trip through the Grand Canyon, followed by Dear Bob and Sue: Season 2. Matt and Karen’s website, cleverly named mattandkaren.com, is where they post travel-related content when they’re not working on their next book project.

Link to Dear Bob and Sue Amazon page
Link to Dories, Ho! Amazon page
Link to Dear Bob and Sue: Season 2 Amazon page