In Conversation: Ali Smith


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Professor Adrian Poole (1967) will be in conversation with Ali Smith, Senior Fellow Commoner in the Creative Arts. Join us to hear about Ali’s career as a best selling author and to learn more about her upcoming release Summer (2020), the final instalment of her seasonal quartet.

Ali Smith is one of the leading writers of her generation, author of many works of fiction including Hotel World (2001), The Accidental (2005), Artful (2012, based on lectures delivered in Oxford), Autumn, Winter, and Spring (2016, 2017, 2019), and five collections of short stories.



5:30 pm


Drinks served from 5.30pm to 6pm
6:00 pm

In Conversation

7:00 pm