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Lissa Evans


UK

After a brief career in medicine, and an even briefer one in stand-up, Lissa Evans became a comedy producer, first in radio and then in television. She co-created Room 101 with Nick Hancock, produced Father Ted and co-produced and directed The Kumars at Number 42. Novels include Spencer’s List and Odd One Out. Lissa Evans lives in north London.

Genres: Young Adult Fantasy
 
Awards
Bollinger Everyman Wodehouse Prize for Comic Writing Best Novel nominee (2002) : Spencer's List
Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction Best Book nominee (2009) : Their Finest Hour and a Half
Bollinger Everyman Wodehouse Prize for Comic Writing Best Novel nominee (2009) : Their Finest Hour and a Half
Costa Children's Book Award Best Novel nominee (2011) : Small Change for Stuart
Carnegie Medal Best Book nominee (2012) : Small Change for Stuart
Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction Best Book nominee (2015) : Crooked Heart



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