Annette Marie Smith (she/her/hers) is a writer, artist, freelance journalist, and editor. She is also the founder and curator of the international feminist project, Facing Feminism, for which she received a McKnight Foundation grant.
She's the author of The Consequence of Wings, The Real Reason the Queen Hated Snow, Tell the Bees, and She Wanted Storms. Her poetry has been nominated for the Pushcart Prize and translated into Cherokee Script, German, Italian, and Spanish. Her poetry was selected, through a McKnight Foundation grant, to be featured on the trains and buses within Minnesota's Metro Transit system.
Her books Tell the Bees and She Wanted Storms were featured in the reading room of Shakespeare & Company in Paris, France and her work is archived in the Reading Archive at UCD Library, Dublin, Ireland, as part of the PENdemic Project.
Formerly published under Annette Marie Hyder, she has reclaimed her maiden name of Smith in all ways, including publication.