Andrew Smith


Andrew Smith was born in Liverpool, England in 1947 and came to Canada in 1974. He trained as a graphic designer in England, specializing in book design, and took creative writing courses at the University of Toronto. His short fiction has been published in literary magazines and shortlisted for the CBC Literary Award and the Journey Prize. Andrew Smith lives in Toronto, Ontario.

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Books by Andrew Smith

Highlights: An Illustrated History of Cannabis (with Carol Sherman and Erik Tanner, non-fiction)
Traces the long history of marijuana, with illustrations, paintings, and photographs.
Strangers in the Garden: The Secret Lives of Our Favourite Flowers (non-fiction)
Includes the chrysanthemum, clematis, crocus, dahlia, geranium, iris, lilac, peony, rhododendron, and tulip, with illustrations.
Edith's War (novel)
In 1940, Edith Maguire moves in with her mother-in-law, next door to an Italian family. In 2002, Edith's sons await her arrival in Venice.
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Added 17 June 2010.
Updated 30 January 2012.