Ali Smith was born in Inverness in 1962 and lives in Cambridge. She is the author of How to be both, There but for, Artful, Free Love, Like, Hotel World, Other stories and other stories, The whole story and other stories, The Accidental, Girl Meets Boy and The first person and other stories. How to be both won the Bailey's Prize, the Goldsmiths Prize, the Costa Novel Award, and the Saltire Society Scottish Fiction Book of the Year Award and was shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize. Autumn, the first novel of a Seasonal Quartet, appeared in 2016 and has just been longlisted for the Man Booker Prize 2017. The second in the series, Winter, will be published in November.
The evening will conclude with the announcement of the shortlist for the 2017 Goldsmiths Prize.
Tickets are free and are allocated on a first come first serve basis.
The event starts at 7pm