Carmen Giménez Smith
Carmen Giménez Smith
Carmen Giménez Smith at 2012 Fall for the Book
|Born||February 20, 1971|
New York City
|Alma mater||San Jose State University; Iowa Writers' Workshop|
Carmen Giménez Smith (born February 20, 1971 in New York City) is an American poet, writer and editor.
Giménez Smith earned a Bachelor of Arts from San Jose State University and a Master of Fine Arts from the Iowa Writers' Workshop, where she was a Teaching-Writing Fellow. She is currently a professor in English at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. She also teaches in Bennington College's Master of Fine Arts Program in Creative Writing. Giménez Smith is the founder and publisher of Noemi Press, and she is a founding fellow and co-director of CantoMundo. In the fall of 2017, Giménez Smith became editor of The Nation's Poetry Section, alongside Stephanie Burt.
In 2009, Giménez Smith was named to Poetry Society of America's biennial New American Poets Series. In 2011, she was named a Howard Foundation Fellow in Creative Nonfiction; her memoir, Bring Down the Little Birds, received an American Book Award; and her third collection of poems, Goodbye, Flicker, was awarded the Juniper Prize for Poetry. Milk and Filth was a finalist for the 2013 National Book Critics Circle Award for Poetry.
- 2009 Poetry Society of America's New American Poets Series
- 2011 Juniper Prize for Poetry
- 2011 American Book Award
- 2011–2012 Howard Foundation Fellowship in Creative Nonfiction
- 2013 National Book Critics Circle Award (Poetry) shortlist for Milk and Filth
- Be Recorder (Minneapolis, Graywolf Press, 2019). ISBN 9781555978488
- Odalisque in Pieces (Tucson, University of Arizona Press, 2009). ISBN 9780816527885
- The City She Was (Ft. Collins, Center for Literary Publishing, 2011). ISBN 9781457111723
- Goodbye, Flicker (Amherst, University of Massachusetts Press, 2012). ISBN 9781558499492
- Milk and Filth (Tucson, The University of Arizona Press, 2013). ISBN 9780816521166
- Cruel Futures: City Lights Spotlight Series No. 17 (City Lights, 2018) ISBN 978-0872867581
- Angels of the Americlypse : an anthology of new Latin@ writing, edited with John Chavez (Denver: Counterpath, 2014).
- My Mother She Killed Me, My Father He Ate Me, edited with Kate Bernheimer (New York: Penguin, 2010).
- Glitch (Zurich, Dusie Kollectiv, 2010)
- Reason's Monster (Zurich, Dusie Kollectiv, 2011)
- Can We Talk Here (New York, Belladonna Books, 2011)
- Jokey Poems Up to Ten (Zurich, Dusie Kollectiv, 2013)
- "Carmen Gimenez Smith". Retrieved August 20, 2018.
- "Faculty page at Bennington College". ashland.edu. Archived from the original on September 27, 2011. Retrieved August 27, 2011.
- "CantoMundo Growing Leadership Team | CantoMundo". www.cantomundo.org. Retrieved August 20, 2018.
- "Harvard poet Stephanie Burt's new volume explores gender, memory". Harvard Gazette. November 3, 2017. Retrieved August 20, 2018.
- "Poetry Society of America's New American Poets Series". poetrysociety.org. Retrieved August 27, 2011.
- "Howard Foundation Fellows". Brown.edu. Retrieved August 27, 2011.
- Smith, Carmen Giménez (September 8, 2010). "Carmen Giménez Smith". Carmen Giménez Smith. Retrieved January 31, 2017.
- "ANNOUNCING THE WINNERS OF THE 2011 JUNIPER PRIZES" (PDF). umass.edu. Archived from the original (PDF) on August 23, 2011. Retrieved August 27, 2011.
- "Our talk with prolific poet, author and publisher Carmen Giménez Smith". NBC News. Retrieved August 20, 2018.
- Kirsten Reach (January 14, 2014). "NBCC finalists announced". Melville House Publishing. Retrieved January 14, 2014.
- "Announcing the National Book Critics Awards Finalists for Publishing Year 2013". National Book Critics Circle. January 14, 2014. Retrieved January 14, 2014.