Throughout her diverse career, Maggie Smith has infused her passion for communication, storytelling and problem solving into every project she’s touched. She has an MFA from Hunter College in NYC where she also taught creative writing until moving to Ireland in 2003.  She was a co-founder of the Big Smoke Writing Factory in Dublin and taught writing at University College in Dublin, The Irish Writers Center and currently at the University of Nebraska in Omaha.

In addition to writing and teaching, Maggie has worked for companies such as Yahoo and Microsoft, where she developed online content and SEM innovation while project managing the launch and enhancement of online sales tools.

She now lives in Omaha, Nebraska with her daughter, dog Ollie, and three crabby cats.