Dennison Smith is a novelist, poet and playwright as well as an actor and director. Her work has been performed and published in the United Kingdom, Canada and the United States. She is the author of two poetry collections and Scavenger, a work of poetic fiction. The Eye of the Day is her first novel. Originally from Chicago and Vermont, she now splits her time between London, England, and a small island in British Columbia. She holds an MA in Creative Writing from the University of East Anglia, where she is presently teaching and pursuing her PhD in Creative and Critical Writing.