Author photo: Ebony Lamb
Anna Smaill is the author of Bird Life (2023); The Chimes, which was longlisted for the Man Booker Prize and won best novel in the World Fantasy Awards in 2016;
and the poetry collection The Violinist in Spring (2005). Born in Auckland, she has spent several years in Japan and the United Kingdom and holds a PhD from the University of London.
She lives on Wellington’s south coast with her husband, novelist Carl Shuker, and their two children.