About Loretta Smith

Loretta Smith is a Melbournian, born and bred. She is a writer of true stories, committed feminist, and occasional political stirrer. True crime podcasts and books of all stripes always threaten to keep her awake at night. Her other hobbies include saving the planet and making up songs on the  piano.

Loretta’s historical biography A Spanner in the Works: The Extraordinary Story of Alice Anderson and Australia’s only ‘all-girl’ garage is published by Hachette.