Ali Smith

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.