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Diana Evans


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Diana Evans is a graduate of the University of East Anglia's Creative Writing MA and has published short fiction in a number of anthologies. She has worked as a journalist and arts critic for Marie Claire, the Evening Standard, The Source and Pride magazine, and writes regularly for the Independent and the Stage. She lives in West London.
 


Genres: Literary Fiction
 
New and upcoming books
February 2025

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I Want to Talk to You
 
Novels
   26a (2005)
   The Wonder (2009)
   Ordinary People (2018)
   A House for Alice (2023)
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Books containing stories by Diana Evans
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IC3 (2021)
The Penguin Book of New Black Writing in Britain
edited by
Courttia Newland and Kadija Sesay
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Too Much Too Young (2012)
(Book Slam Annual, book 2)
edited by
Patrick Neate

Award nominations
2023 Orwell Prize for Political Fiction (nominee) : A House for Alice
2019 Women's Prize For Fiction (nominee) : Ordinary People
2019 The Writers' Prize for Fiction (nominee) : Ordinary People
2019 Orwell Prize for Political Fiction (nominee) : Ordinary People
2019 Goldsboro Books Glass Bell Award (longlist) : Ordinary People
2005 Whitbread Prize for Best First Novel (nominee) : 26a
2005 Betty Trask Prize (nominee) : 26a


Diana Evans recommends
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Passiontide (2024)
Monique Roffey
"A vital novel...fiery, funny and ferociously feminist."
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The Three of Us (2023)
Ore Agbaje-Williams
"An astute, composed and quietly hilarious observation of identity, marriage and friendship from a unique storyteller."
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Small Worlds (2023)
Caleb Azumah Nelson
"Touching, heartfelt, and musically rich."

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