Novelist Ali Smith will be appearing at the UEA literary festival this Wednesday, where she will be reading from her new book ‘How To Be Both’ and talking to UEA Lecturer in Creative Writing Philip Langeskov about her life and career. Born in Inverness in 1962, Ali Smith is the author of six novels, five collections of short fiction, and a collection of lectures, ‘Artful’, which was nominated for the inaugural Goldsmiths Prize. ‘How to be Both’ was shortlisted for the 2014 Man Booker Prize (her third Booker shortlisting), the Goldsmiths Prize, and the Costa Book Award. The event begins at 7pm and will be held in the University’s main lecture theatre. Tickets may be booked here.