Zadie Smith is a fellow of the Royal Society of Literature and has twice been listed as one of Granta’s 20 Best Young British Novelists. Her first novel, White Teeth, was the winner of The Whitbread First Novel Award, The Guardian First Book Award, The James Tait Black Memorial Prize for Fiction, and The Commonwealth Writers’ First Book Award. Zadie Smith writes regularly for The New Yorker and The New York Review of Books and was a tenured Professor in Creative Writing at New York University (NYU).

Zadie Smith – © – Dominique Nobokov