Anna Smaill

Author photo: Ebony Lamb

Anna Smaill is the author of Bird Life (2023), The Chimes (2015), 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, Anna 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.