Cherry Smyth was elected as a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature in 2022.
Cherry Smyth is an Irish writer, living in London. Her first two poetry collections, When the Lights Go Up, 2001 and One Wanted Thing, 2006 were published by Lagan Press. Her third collection Test, Orange, 2012, and fourth, Famished, 2019 were published by Pindrop Press. Her debut novel, Hold Still, Holland Park Press, appeared in 2013.
Famished also tours as a performance in collaboration with vocalist Lauren Kinsella and composer Ed Bennett. Cherry is also an art writer. See www.cherrysmyth.com