Maggie Smith

Maggie Smith’s second book of poems, The Well Speaks of Its Own Poison (Tupelo Press, 2015), was selected by Kimiko Hahn as the winner of the Dorset Prize. Smith is also the author of Lamp of the Body (Red Hen Press, 2005)—winner of the Benjamin Saltman Award—and three prize-winning chapbooks, the latest of which is Disasterology (Dream Horse Press, 2013). A 2011 National Endowment for the Arts Fellow, Smith has also received fellowships from the Ohio Arts Council and the Sustainable Arts Foundation.


Cloud Study

Clouds, come down to sleep in the treetops—  if you’ve seen the pines’ wide boughs    cradle the snow, even from a distance,  you know they can hold you. Or […]

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