Abigael Keely Smith
Abigael Smith Smith was born in Duluth, Minnesota, and spent her elementary years in Two Harbors, Minnesota. She moved to Savannah, Georgia in 2009 for a year then relocated to Hilton Head Island, South Carolina.
Smith missed the Northland and returned to Duluth for college. She graduated from the University of Minnesota Duluth with a double major in journalism and English and a minor in Digital Writing, Literature, and Design.
Smith has received the Arrowhead Award and Steven R. Fox Scholarship at UMD.
She has two self-published poetry books and won a Silver Key and Honorable Mention for two of her poems.