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Maggie Smith

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Maggie Smith is the author of Good Bones (Tupelo Press, 2017); The Well Speaks of Its Own Poison (Tupelo Press 2015), winner of the Dorset Prize, selected by Kimiko Hahn; and Lamp of the Body (Red Hen Press 2005), winner of the Benjamin Saltman Poetry Award; and three prizewinning chapbooks.

Smith's poems have appeared or are forthcoming in the New York Times, The Best American Poetry 2017, The Paris Review, AGNI, The Gettysburg Review, Ploughshares, and many other journals and anthologies. In 2016 her poem “Good Bones” went viral internationally and has been translated into nearly a dozen languages. In April 2017 the poem was featured on the CBS primetime drama Madam Secretary.

A 2011 National Endowment for the Arts
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Good Bones

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Lamp of the Body

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Disasterology

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The List Of Dangers

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Lesley Hi, Mags!


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