Finding my Voice

Diana Evans discusses how she started writing novels, juggling her twin careers as novelist and journalist, her writing process and winning awards.

“it was a childhood full of opposites and dichotomies, cultural dichotomies, and I think that all impacted on who I’ve become as a writer”

Diana talks about her childhood and being inspired by that one writer that turned her onto writing.

“novels require complete containment and immersion in the world that you’re writing about.”

Her writing process and how it can sometimes be uncomfortable.

Diana Evans is the award-winning, bestselling author of Ordinary PeopleThe Wonder and 26a. Her prize nominations include the Guardian and Commonwealth Best First Book awards, and she was the inaugural winner of the Orange Award for New Writers. A book of the year in the New YorkerOrdinary People received the South Bank Sky Arts Award, and was shortlisted for the Women’s Prize for Fiction, the Rathbones Folio Prize and the Orwell Prize for Political

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