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Maggie Smith

Distinguished Visiting Writer 2018

About Maggie Smith

Maggie Smith is the author of three books of poetry: Good Bones (Tupelo Press, Fall 2017); The Well Speaks of Its Own Poison (Tupelo Press, 2015); and Lamp of the Body (Red Hen Press, 2005). Lamp of the Body won the 2003 Benjamin Saltman Award from Red Hen Press. The Well Speaks of Its Own Poison won the 2012 Dorset Prize, selected by Kimiko Hahn, and the 2016 Gold Medal in Poetry for the Independent Publishers Book Awards.

 

Find Events with Maggie Smith

Date: Friday, January 19, 2018 - 7:00pm
Location: Piper Writers House, 450 E Tyler Mall, Tempe, AZ 85281
Type & Genre: Reading; Poetry
The author of "Good Bones," named the Official Poem of 2016 by Public Radio International, reads from her latest collection of poetry exploring the experience of motherhood in the present political moment.