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Evie Wyld


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Evie Wyld grew up in Australia and London. She graduated from the Creative Writing MA at Goldsmiths University in 2005 and her short story, 'What will happen to the dog after we are dead?' was published in the anthology Goldfish: An Anthology of Writing from Goldsmiths. Her story 'The Convalescent's Handbook' was published in the National Maritime Museum anthology, Sea Stories in 2007 and 'The Building Opposite' appeared in the 3:AM Magazine anthology, London, New York, Paris. She lives in London where she is currently writing her first novel, After the Fire a Still Small Voice.
 
Awards
Betty Trask Award Best First Novel nominee (2010) : After the Fire, a Still Small Voice
International IMPAC Dublin Literary Awards Best Novel nominee (2011) : After the Fire, a Still Small Voice
Costa Book Awards Best Novel nominee (2013) : All the Birds, Singing


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"If you don't yet know you should read novels by Jon McGregor, then I can't help you."
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The End We Start From (2017)
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"An exceptional, alarming and beautiful book, which still echoes months after I finished reading it. Megan Hunter is a writer of unnerving power."
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Everything Under (2018)
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"Everything Under grabbed me from the first page and wouldn’t let me go. To read Daisy Johnson is to have that rare feeling of meeting an author you’ll read for the rest of your life."

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