News & Events

8 May


In conversation with Laurie Kincer – Cleveland

Join the Cuyahoga County Public Library when author and poet Maggie Smith visits to discuss her latest memoir, You Could Make This Place Beautiful.

29 Apr


In conversation with Ingrid Rojas Contreras

This event will be hosted in person at Book Passage’s Corte Madera Store, and streamed online.

28 Apr


In conversation with Jennifer Pastiloff

Vroman’s Pasadena welcomes Maggie Smith to celebrate the launch of her new memoir.

26 Apr


Virtual Conversation with Elissa Altman

Barrett Bookstore and Main Street Books are partnering to bring award-winning poet Maggie Smith to you for a virtual conversation with James Beard Award-winning author Elissa Altman. Readers can watch the...

23 Apr


In Conversation with Traci Brimhall

Maggie Smith will be In conversation with Traci Brimhall, 2023 to 2026 Poet Laureate for Kansas, about Maggie’s new book, You Could Make This Place Beautiful: A Memoir.  The conversation & presentation will last approximately...

22 Apr


In conversation with Megan Stielstra

Women & Children First is excited to welcome Maggie Smith for a reading, conversation and book-signing in honor of her forthcoming memoir.

21 Apr


In conversation with Erika Meitner

Boswell Book Company presents an evening with Maggie Smith, author of You Could Make This Place Beautiful. In conversation with UW-Madison Professor Erika Meitner. Cosponsored by Woodland Pattern Book Center.

19 Apr


At Home with Literati: Jennifer Michael Hecht & Maggie Smith

Literati Bookstore is pleased to welcome Jennifer Michael Hecht to our At Home with Literati Series in support of The Wonder Paradox. She will be joined in conversation by Maggie Smith.

17 Apr


In conversation with Saeed Jones

Gramercy Books hosts noted poet and essayist Maggie Smith for the launch of her memoir, in conversation with Saeed Jones.

15 Apr


In conversation with Jeannine Ouellette

Join us in welcoming poet, Maggie Smith for the launch of her new memoir You Could Make This Place Beautiful. Maggie will read from her new book and be in conversation with Jeannine...

14 Apr


In conversation with Irina Reyn

White Whale welcomes Maggie Smith back to Pittsburgh, live and in person, for her memoir YOU COULD MAKE THIS PLACE BEAUTIFUL!

13 Apr


In conversation with Kate Baer

In store event hosted by Politics & Prose in Washington, DC

12 Apr


In conversation with Mary Laura Philpott

Parnassus Books is pleased to present Maggie Smith, in conversation with Mary Laura Philpott, to discuss Maggie’s new book, You Could Make This Place Beautiful. This is a ticketed event. Each...

11 Apr


In conversation with Leslie Jamison

In person and streaming to YouTube, the event is hosted by Books Are Magic in Brooklyn.

22 Mar


Bryn Mawr Reading Series

Since 1985, Bryn Mawr College has hosted major American and international authors whose works have earned Pulitzer Prizes, National Book Awards, and many other distinctions.

1 Jun


Signed and Personalized Books Now Available

Maggie’s local independent bookstore, Gramercy Books, is now the exclusive online source for signed, personalized copies of Goldenrod, Keep Moving, and Good Bones. Now you can order books for yourself or copies to give...

26 Mar


2022 AWP Conference

Our wounds are the openings to our deepest selves. The craving for connection in these soft and tender places and the instinct to seek out witnesses to our scars are...

17 Feb


Keep Moving in the New York Times’ Wirecutter

Maggie Smith ‘s Keep Moving: Notes on Loss, Creativity, and Chang (One Signal/Atria Books, 2020) was featured in Wirecutter’s “What We Keep on Our Nightstands”: “At any given moment, my nightstand may...

19 Jan


Virtual Reading with Kelli Russell Agodon

Maggie Smith will read and be in conversation with Kelli Russell Agodon to celebrate the release of Agodon’s Dialogues with Rising Tides. The event is hosted by Third Place Books...

9 Jan


Reimagine Candlelight Vigil

Maggie Smith will read and speak about grief, hope, and resilience during Reimagine’s monthly virtual gathering.

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