Maggie Smith is the author of Keep Moving (Simon & Schuster, 2020), Good Bones (Tupelo Press, 2017), The Well Speaks of Its Own Poison (Tupelo Press, 2015), Lamp of the Body (Red Hen Press, 2005), and three prizewinning chapbooks. The editors discuss Maggie Smith’s poem “Threshold” from the February 2020 issue of Anna Akana reads Maggie Smith’s poem, “Good Bones”. Her poems are widely published and anthologized, appearing in Best American Poetry, the Her front-page story could ruin three careers.Maggie hosts a bi-monthly podcast where she interviews debut women’s fiction authors about their first novel, their path to publication, and their writing process on behalf of the Women’s Fiction Writers Association (WFWA).Sign up for Maggie's newsletter to receive occasional news!There are so many things about your writing career you can’t control but there’s one big one that you can—your author photo. It’ll be printed on your…Maggie regularly writes about the frustrations as well as the joy of being a full-time writer.Influenced by her former careers as a psychologist and a business owner, author Maggie Smith pens compelling stories of ordinary women who face extraordinary challenges with grit, brainpower, and strong doses of empathy and humor. How Sharon Olds brought me back to writing. Read more Accept XRead more Accept X
Maggie Smith is an American poet, freelance writer, and editor who lives in Bexley, Ohio.
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Anna Akana reads Maggie Smith’s poem, “Good Bones”.
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Now that I’ve got the luxury of a home office, I’ve lined it with bookshelves—three shelves with short story collections alone, twelve for novels, five for books on writing. You’ll upload it to your author website. Influenced by her former careers as a psychologist and a business owner, author Maggie Smith pens compelling stories of ordinary women who face extraordinary challenges with grit, brainpower, and strong doses of empathy and humor. She hosts the podcast She hosts the podcast Hear Us Roar and is managing editor of The Write … About Me. My first love will always be reading.
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Each free-ranging interview lasts 30 minutes and showcases not only the person’s debut novel but also their writing process, their best writing advice, and their sometimes convoluted path to publication. Contemporary poems for and about the moms in our lives. Maggie Rawling Smith is a mother, a writer, a filmmaker and an activist who hopes to leave this world just a bit better off than she found it. https://maggiesmithpoet.com Recent poems about pregnancy, birth, and being a mother. She and husband Brian co-adapted his collection of short stories into the Amazon Prime series Spent Saints, as well as co-adapting the festival-winning documentary Tucson Salvage, which she also directed.