Lucinda Smyth is a fiction writer and journalist. As a culture journalist she has written for The Financial Times, The Times Literary Supplement, Prospect and The Telegraph among others. Her first novel, Click, was published by HarperCollins in 2019.
In 2020, she wrote, produced and presented the eight-part podcast series Quarantine Genius. The series looked at the history of disease, and how significant cultural figures coped in previous epidemics. Subjects included Isaac Newton, Frida Kahlo and Freddie Mercury.
She is working on her second novel.