Abigael Keely Smith

Abigael Keely Smith

General and Higher Education Reporter

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.

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