About Heather Smith

Heather Smith was born in Brighton, England in 1950. She studied English and Philosophy at Manchester University for two years before, aged twenty, she made the move to Mallorca, Spain.

A degree in Spanish Philology from the University of the Balearic Islands (UIB) followed and, in 2017, she was awarded an MA in Creative Writing from Oxford Brookes University.

Since retiring from teaching A-level English at a Majorcan secondary school, she dedicates her time to translation projects, running a book club and her own writing which she does in both English and Spanish.

In 2018 she published a book of poems: Poems of Joy and Melancholy (Ars Poetica, Oviedo, Spain). She contributed to a book of stories about Oxford in Spanish: Relatos de El Trueno Dorado (Editorial Sapere Aude). Having recently finished a fictionalised memoir, she is currently writing short stories.

Heather is a widow and has two sons and four grandchildren.

Books by Heather Smith

Coming Soon

The Last Months of Violet Koski

by Heather Smith


Heather Smith