blackbird spring 2002 vol.1 no. 1



Maggie Smith is the author of Lamp of the Body (Red Hen, 2005), winner of the 2003 Benjamin Saltman Poetry Award, and Nesting Dolls (Pudding House, 2005), winner of the 2004 Pudding House National Poetry Chapbook Competition. She holds an MFA from Ohio State University and has received two Academy of American Poets Prizes, the Emerging Writer Lectureship at Gettysburg College, and two grants from the Ohio Arts Council. She lives in Columbus, Ohio and is working on a second full-length collection, poems from which currently appear or are forthcoming in Gulf Coast, Quarterly West, Brooklyn Review, The Massachusetts Review, Mid-American Review, Court Green, and elsewhere.