Eliza Smith

MFA Student


Eliza Smith joins the creative nonfiction program after completing her MA at the Missouri School of Journalism, where she was editor-in-chief of Vox, a weekly small-city magazine. She currently serves as the Reviews and Interviews Editor for The Journal, the MFA program’s literary magazine. She's the recipient of the 2018 Penelope Niven Creative Nonfiction Award and the 2017 Pinch Literary Award for Creative Nonfiction.

Areas of Expertise
  • Creative writing (nonfiction)
  • MA, University of Missouri, 2016
  • BJ, University of Missouri, 2012

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