Carmen Gimenez Smith

Bio

Carmen Giménez Smith is the author of a memoir, Bring Down the Little Birds (University of Arizona, 2010), four poetry collections—Milk and Filth (University of Arizona, 2013), Goodbye, Flicker (University of Massachusetts, 2012), The City She Was (Center for Literary Publishing, 2011) and Odalisque in Pieces (University of Arizona, 2009)—and three poetry chapbooks—Reason's Monsters (Dusie Kollectiv, 2011), Can We Talk Here (Belladonna Books, 2011) and Glitch (Dusie Kollectiv, 2009). She has also co-edited a fiction anthology, My Mother She Killed Me, My Father He Ate Me (Penguin, 2010). She is the recipient of a 2011 American Book Award, the 2011 Juniper Prize for Poetry, and a 2011-2012 fellowship in creative nonfiction from the Howard Foundation. Formerly a Teaching-Writing Fellow at the Iowa Writers' Workshop, she now teaches in the creative writing programs at New Mexico State University and Ashland University, while serving as the editor-in-chief of the literary journal Puerto del Sol and the publisher of Noemi Press. She lives with her husband, the writer Evan Lavender-Smith, and their two children in Las Cruces, New Mexico.

Seminars and Readings by Carmen Giménez Smith

Education

MFA, University of Iowa

Events

Apr
23
Meet with the Administrative Director Sarah M. Wells for an... Read more
May
30
The third annual River Teeth Nonfiction Conference features guest presenters... Read more