Eric Smith

Assistant Professor

Educational Background
MFA, University of Florida
MA, Northern Michigan University
BA, University of West Georgia

Interests and Specializations
Creative Writing – Poetry, Poetics, 20th Century and Contemporary American Poetry, 20th Century British and Irish Poetry

Originally from Georgia, Eric Smith has been teaching at Marshall since 2010. He has published poems and reviews in Five Points, Indiana Review, Pleiades, The Rumpus, Southwest Review, and in the poetry anthologies Old Flame: From the First Ten Years of 32 Poems and Best New Poets 2010. He edited the text-message poetry journal, cellpoems, until 2014.

Selected Publications

The Shed,” The New Criterion, 2016
Sky Valley Rider,” The Journal, 2014
Introducing Eric Smith,” Pleiades, 2011

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