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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

I Want to Talk to You
   26a (2005)
   The Wonder (2009)
   Ordinary People (2018)
   A House for Alice (2023)
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Books containing stories by Diana Evans
IC3 (2021)
The Penguin Book of New Black Writing in Britain
edited by
Courttia Newland and Kadija Sesay
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
Passiontide (2024)
Monique Roffey
"A vital novel...fiery, funny and ferociously feminist."
The Three of Us (2023)
Ore Agbaje-Williams
"An astute, composed and quietly hilarious observation of identity, marriage and friendship from a unique storyteller."
Small Worlds (2023)
Caleb Azumah Nelson
"Touching, heartfelt, and musically rich."

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