Morelle Smith

Morelle Smith
Photograph of Morelle Smith by Vassil Tanev
Morelle Smith © Vassil Tanev



Morelle Smith studied English and French at Edinburgh University and currently lives near Edinburgh. She is a writer of poetry, fiction, essays and travel articles. Her poems, stories and articles have been published in magazines, periodicals and websites, and included in anthologies such as Anthology of Scottish Women Poets, Scottish Literature in the 20th Century and Modern Scottish Women Poets. She has won prizes for her poetry and fiction, and her poems have appeared on transport systems in Glasgow and Edinburgh as well as in exhibitions in collaboration with visual artists.
She has lived and worked in various parts of Europe, with three Writers' Residencies in France, one in Serbia and one in Switzerland. Her work has been translated into French, Romanian, Slovenian, Bulgarian and Albanian.

Her publications include Deepwater Terminal (Diehard, 1998) Streets of Tirana, Almost Spring (ORA Publishing, Tirana 2004) The Way Words Travel (UK Authors Press 2005) Time Loop (Playback Editions 2010) and Gold Tracks, Fallen Fruit (Cestrian Press 2011).

Poems by Morelle Smith