Maggie Smith is the author of Goldenrod, Good Bones, The Well Speaks of Its Own Poison, Lamp of the Body, Keep Moving: Notes on Loss, Creativity, and Change and Keep Moving: The Journal. Smith’s poems and essays have appeared in the New York Times, The New Yorker, The Southern Review, the Guardian, the Paris Review, the Washington Post, and The Best American Poetry. She has received an NEA fellowship in poetry, a Pushcart Prize, and fellowships and awards from the Academy of American Poets, the Ohio Arts Council, the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, and the Sustainable Arts Foundation. A freelance writer and editor, Smith is on the MFA faculty of the Naslund-Mann Graduate School of Writing and serves as an Editor at Large for the Kenyon Review.