Zadie Smith is the author of three novels and a book of essays. Her first novel, White Teeth (2000), won the James Tait Black Memorial Prize for fiction and was included in Time Magazine’s 100 Best English-language Novels from 1923-2005. Her third novel, On Beauty (2005), won the Orange Prize for Fiction and was shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize. Her writing has appeared in The New Yorker, The New York Review of Books, Granta, McSweeney’s, The Guardian, and VIBE, to name a few. In 2003 she was included on Granta’s list of 20 Best Young Authors. Her most recent book, Changing My Mind, was published in 2009 by Penguin Press. She is a Professor of Creative Writing at New York University.