Siôn Smith is a writer and essayist who has an appetite for stringing subjects together often using nothing but blu-tack and spit: pop-culture criticism, rock music, travel, crime novels, the natural world, dirty realism authors and art all fall easily under the hammer... often in the same essay. He doesn’t like writing in the third person so I’m not going to do it anymore.
I’m probably best known (if at all) for my books - Black Dye White Noise, The Language of Thieves & Vagabonds, The Day The Sky Fell Down, Cities of the Dead, The Family Of Noise and Scenes From The Coffee House - most of which you can find on my amazon page here. Whatever’s missing will turn up soon as both softback and ebook variants.
I’ve also got a track record as a magazine editor of over 15 years and written hundreds of articles about rock music, tattooing and the counter-culture. Now and again, smart people at CNN, BBC and SKY call on me to comment on such things.
He is also the creator and host of the new Starfish and Coffee podcast and a recovering songwriter. Here's the big platform links for the podcast:
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