Spenser Smith is a Regina-born poet, essayist, and photographer living in Vancouver. His writing appears in The Malahat Review, Prairie Fire, Contemporary Verse 2, The Capilano Review, Poetry Is Dead, Vallum, subTerrain, The Puritan, and SAD Mag. He holds a BA in creative writing and journalism from Vancouver Island University and an MFA in creative writing from the University of British Columbia.
His debut book of poetry, A brief relief from hunger, is forthcoming from Gordon Hill Press in 2023. He writes about addiction on a Substack newsletter called A Brief Relief.