Pip Smith

Pip is a writer of songs, poems and stories.

Her first poetry collection, Too Close for Comfort (SUP), won the Helen Ann Bell Award in 2013. She ran the monthly writing event Penguin Plays Rough, for which she published and edited the multimedia anthology, The Penguin Plays Rough Book of Short Stories.

She was a Faber Academy Writing a Novel scholarship recipient, has been a co-director of the National Young Writers’ Festival, and holds a doctorate in creative arts from Western Sydney University.

She is one quarter of garage-punk band Imperial Broads and works in a bookshop.

Read more about Pip’s poetry here

Read more about Pip at Allen & Unwin

Watch the trailer for Half Wild here