Barnaby Smith is an award-winning art critic and journalist, who also writes about music, literature and film. He is based in the Blue Mountains of NSW. His work has been published by Rolling Stone, The Guardian, The Sydney Morning Herald, Australian Book Review, Metro, the ABC, Southerly, The Quietus, The Lifted Brow, NME and many others. He is also a widely-published poet, and as a singer-songwriter releases music under the name Brigadoon.