SMITH, Ali. Scottish, b. 1962. Genres: Literary criticism and history, Novellas/Short stories, Plays/Screenplays, Novels. Career: University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, Scotland, lecturer in Scottish, English, and American literature, 1990-92; writer, 1992-. Publications: (ed.) Poems, Plays, and Prose of J.M. Synge, 1992; Free Love and Other Stories, 1995; The Dance (play), 1996; Like (novel), 1997; Other Stories and Other Stories, 1999; (coed) The Virago Book of 20th Century Fiction, 2000. UNPUBLISHED PLAYS: Stalemate; Trace of Arc; Comic. Contributor to Scotsman.