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Writing With Evie Wyld Oct 31, 2021

Evie Wyld is an award-winning writer of three novels and a graphic novel. She was born in London and brought up on both her grandparents' sugar cane farm in New South Wales, Australia, as well as in Peckham, south London, where she now runs an independent bookshop.

Her work is often experimental with her debut novel, After the Fire, a Still Small Voice (winner of the John Llewellyn Rhys Prize and the Betty Trask Award) alternating between two narratives, while her second novel, All the Birds Singing (winner of the Miles Franklin Award amongst others) is a story told in reverse. Her most recent novel, The Bass Rock, explores the lives of three women living in different centuries and the ways male violence impacts their lives. 

Before her live session with The Novelry we took the opportunity to ask Evie about her journey to becoming a writer as well as her top writing tips.

How did you start writing?

I started writing as a distraction from very boring jobs – it was...

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