Scottish author first appearing at Glasgay! in 1999
Ali Smith’s first book, FREE LOVE AND OTHER STORIES (1995), won the Saltire Society Scottish First Book of the Year Award and a Scottish Arts Council Award. She then went on to write many novels, winning multiple awards. She has also published a play, THE SEER (2006), and her more recent collection of short stories is THE FIRST PERSON AND OTHER STORIES (2008). THE BOOK LOVER (2008) is a personal anthology of favourite pieces of writing gathered over the course of her life.
Ali Smith is a regular contributor of articles and reviews to journals and newspapers including The Scotsman and the Times Literary Supplement. She lives in Cambridge.