Carol Smith is a Seattle writer whose work led the anthology “The Best Creative Nonfiction” (W. W. Norton & Company, 2007). Her poetry and fiction has appeared, or is forthcoming, in the literary journals Signs of Life, Mississippi Review, Pooled Ink, The New Guard, and Oberon Poetry. She was selected as a finalist for the 2015 Prime Number Magazine Awards for Creative Nonfiction and for the 2015 Arts & Letters fiction prize.
Carol was the grand prize winner in Hippocampus Magazine’s 2015 Remember in November Contest for Creative Nonfiction. She will read her winning essay, “Object Lessons.”