Ali Smith

Ali Smith is the acclaimed author of many novels and collections of stories. She has been shortlisted several times for the Booker Prize and in 2015 she won the Bailey Women's Prize for Fiction and the Goldsmiths Prize for How to Be Both.

Her topical novel Autumn has been shortlisted for the 2017 Booker Prize. She is patron of the refugee support project, Refugee Tales. Her new novel Winter was published early November 2017.


Her books include:

  • Free Love and Other Stories (1995)

  • Other Stories and Other Stories (1999)
  • Hotel World (2001)
  • The Accidental (2005)
  • Girl Meets Boy (2007)
  • There But for The (2011)
  • Shire (2013)
  • How to be Both (2014)
  • The Public Library and Other Stories (2015)
  • Autumn (2016)
  • Winter (2017)


  • Review of Ali Smith, How to Be BothGuardian, Sept. 2014.
  • Review of Ali Smith, How to Be BothAtlantic, Dec. 2014.
  • Review of Ali Smith, AutumnGuardian, Oct. 2016.
  • Interview with Ali Smith by Olivia Laing, Observer, Oct. 2016.
  • Ali Smith, 'The Detainee's Tale', Guardian, June 2015.
  • Ali Smith and others on John Berger, Guardian, Jan. 2017.
  • Ali Smith Goldsmith's Prize lecture, 'The Novel in the Age of Trump', New Statesman, 15 October 2017.
  • Review of Ali Smith, WinterGuardian, Nov. 2017.
  • Review of Ali Smith, Winter, New Statesman, Nov. 2017.
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