Thursday, July 31, 2008

A C H Smith

A C H Smith (1935-now)

A C.H. Smith (born in 1935) is a British novelist and playwright from Kew. He was educated at Hampton Grammar School and Cambridge (Corpus Christi College), where he read Modern Languages. Since 1960 his home has been in Bristol. From 1965-69 he was Senior Research Associate at Richard Hoggarts Centre for Contemporary Cultural Studies at Birmingham University, and he has held visiting posts at the Universities of Bristol, Bournemouth, and Texas (Austin). From 1964-73 he did literary work for the Royal Shakespeare Company, and later some for the National Theatre. In 1971 Peter Brook invited him to Iran for three months to write a book about the theatre experiment that Brook and Ted Hughes were undertaking. He was a director of the Cheltenham Festival of Literature in 1978, 1979, and 1999. He has two daughters, Imogen and Sophie, and a son, Oliver.

J Smith's Books:

[In Eastern Seas]

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