Nell Smith

Nell Smith is a writer and field biologist interested in the relationships between flora, fauna, and folk. She draws from scientific knowledge and literary traditions to explore questions of belonging, adaptation, and responsibility in both ecological and human terms.

Originally from Maine, Nell has spent the last decade sailing tall ships throughout the North Atlantic and working as a field biologist based in the Four Corners region. She holds a bachelor’s degree from Prescott College with a double major in Arts & Letters and Environmental Studies. She is an MFA candidate in Creative Nonfiction and Environmental & Natural Resources at the University of Wyoming.