Events

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2019

November
7-9

Pee Dee Fiction & Poetry Festival
Maggie Smith will be a featured author at the 2019 Pee Dee Fiction & Poetry Festival in Florence, South Carolina. Details to come.

November
20-21

Spalding University Fall MFA Residency
Maggie Smith will deliver a craft talk, participate in a panel discussion, and give a reading at Spalding University’s School of Creative and Professional Writing in Louisville, KY. Details to come.

2020

January
20-25

Palm Beach Poetry Festival
Maggie Smith will be on the workshop faculty of the 2020 Palm Beach Poetry Festival. Details available here.

January
29-31

Merrill Poet at the Lawrenceville School
Maggie Smith will be the 2020 James Merrill Poet at the Lawrenceville School in Lawrenceville, NJ. Details to come.

March
4-7

AWP Conference
Maggie Smith will attend the 2020 Association of Writers & Writing Programs Conference in San Antonio, TX. Panel and event details to come.

May/June
29-3

Indiana University Writers’ Conference
Maggie Smith will be on the poetry faculty of the 2020 Indiana University Writers’ Conference in Bloomington, IN. Details to come.

Previous Events

2019

October
6

Katonah Poetry Series
Maggie Smith will will give a reading in the Katonah Poetry Series in Katonah, NY. Details to come.

October
23

Ashland University
Maggie Smith will give a reading at Ashland University in Ashland, OH. Details to come.

July
6-12

Chautauqua Institution
Maggie Smith will give a reading and teach a weeklong poetry workshop at the Chautauqua Institution in New York. Details to come.

July
2

Brews + Prose
Maggie Smith will read at the Brews + Prose Anniversary Reading at Market Garden Brewery in Cleveland, Ohio. Details available here.

March
27-30

AWP Conference
Maggie Smith will attend the Association of Writers & Writing Programs Conference in Portland, Oregon. Details and schedule to come.

April
8-9

Celebration of Literary Arts
Maggie Smith will give two readings with Jericho Brown, Jamel Brinkley, and Dorothy Allison, and teach a student workshop at the Des Moines Area Community College as part of the 2019 Celebration of Literary Arts. Details and schedule available here.

April
27

Cleveland Public Library
Maggie Smith will give a reading at the Cleveland Public Library (325 Superior Avenue, Cleveland, OH) at noon, followed by a book signing. Details to come.

2018

November
& December
28-7

University of Arizona Poetry Center
Maggie Smith will be the Fall 2018 Poet in Residence at the University of Arizona Poetry Center. While in Tucson, she will give a public reading on Thursday, November 29, followed by a Q&A and book signing. She will give a craft talk on Thursday, December 6.

November
10

Writers Block Festival Keynote
Maggie Smith will give the closing keynote reading at the University of Louisville’s Writers Block Festival in Louisville, KY.  Details to come.

November
11

Spalding University MFA
Maggie Smith will visit the low residency MFA program at Spalding University in Louisville, KY. Details to come.

September
8

Tribute to Scott Hutchison
Maggie Smith will read with Francis Daulerio at Two Dollar Radio HQ in Columbus, Ohio, as a tribute to Frightened Rabbit’s Scott Hutchison. Proceeds will go to the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. Details available here.

August
25

Reading with Ruth Awad & Anna Rose Welch
Maggie Smith will read with Ruth Awad and Anna Roth Welch at Two Dollar Radio HQ in Columbus, Ohio. Details available here.

July
22-27

Water~Stone Review Summer Writing Workshop
Maggie Smith will be on the faculty of the Water~Stone Review Summer Writing Workshop at St. Olaf College in Northfield, MN. Workshop descriptions and other details available here.

June
26

Kenyon Review Young Writers Workshop
Maggie Smith will give a reading at the Kenyon Review Young Writers Workshop at Kenyon College in Gambier OH. The reading, at 7:00pm in Brandi Recital Hall, will be followed by a book signing at the Kenyon College Bookstore.

April
27-29

Get Lit! Festival
Maggie Smith will be a featured author at the 2018 Get Lit! Festival at Eastern Washington University in Spokane, WA. Details available here.

April
19-20

Theodore Dreiser Visiting Writers Series
Maggie Smith will give a public reading on Thursday evening, April 19, and will visit a creative writing class on Friday, April 20, at Indiana State University in Terre Haute, IN. Details available here.

April
12

GVSU Writers Series
Maggie Smith will give a craft talk and public reading at Grand Valley State University in Allendale, MI. Details available here.

April
2

Quarter Given
Maggie Smith will give an intimate reading of brand-new work at Art of Republic in the Short North Arts District, Columbus, OH. Details available here.

April
4

Denison University
Maggie Smith will read in the Beck Series at Denison University with fellow Ohio poets Kathy Fagan and Michael J. Rosen on Wednesday, April 4 at 8:00PM. Details available here.

March
27

Northampton Community College
Maggie Smith will read at Northampton Community College in Bethlehem, PA. Details available here.

March
15

Reading at the Dairy Barn Arts Center
Maggie Smith will read as part of the Spoken & Heard Series at the Dairy Barn Arts Center in Athens, OH. Details available here.

March
7-11

2018 AWP Conference
Maggie Smith will be a featured presenter at the 2018 Association of Writers & Writing Programs Conference in Tampa, FL. Full conference details available here.

Thurs. March 8: Offsite Reading with Tim Seibles, Dinty W. Moore, and others, sponsored by Sweet: A Literary Confection, Saw Palm, and Diagram. 6:30-8:00 pm at Oxford Exchange (420 W Kennedy Blvd, Tampa, FL 33602). Details available here.

Thurs. March 8: Offsite Reading with Hieu Minh Nguyen, Paige Lewis, and many others, sponsored by The Adroit Journal, 32 Poems, AGNI, Denver Quarterly, and Quarterly West. 7:30-10:30 pm at Jackson’s Bistro. Details to come.

Fri. March 9: A Reading and Conversation with Ishion Hutchinson, Virgil Suarez, and Maggie Smith, followed by a book signing. Ballroom A&B Tampa Convention Center 8:30-10pm.

Sat. March 10: GOOD BONES signing at the Blue Flower Arts book fair booth, 11am to noon.

Sat. March 10: “Why (Not) Say What Happened? On Writing Confessional Poetry.” Panel with Natalie Diaz, Jericho Brown, Rachel Mennies, and Geffrey Davis, Room 13 Tampa Convention Center, 1:20-2:45pm.

February
28

Ripon College Visiting Writer Series
Maggie Smith will visit Ripon College in Ripon, Wisconsin, where she will visit a poetry workshop and give a free public reading. Reading details available here and here.

February
13-14

Writer in Residence, UCA
Maggie Smith will visit the University of Central Arkansas, where she will teach a graduate masterclass, give a craft talk to undergraduates, and give a free public reading.

January
19

Piper Center Distinguished Visiting Writer
Maggie Smith will be a Distinguished Visiting Writer at Arizona State University’s Virginia G. Piper Center for Creative Writing in Tempe, Arizona. Details available here.

January
4

Two Dollar Radio HQ 
Maggie Smith will be reading with poet Ruth Awad at Two Dollar Radio Headquarters in Columbus, Ohio. Details available here.