Evie Wyld is the author of the John Llewellyn Rhys Prize winning novel After the Fire, A Still Small Voice. In 2010 she was listed by The Daily Telegraph as one of the twenty best British authors under the age of 40.
Born in 1980, Evie Wyld grew up on her parents' Sugar Cane farm in New South Wales although spent most of her grown-up life in Peckham. In The Guardian she recounts how as a child she suffered from viral encephalitis.
Her second novel, All the Birds, Singing was published in February 2013 and concerns an Australian sheep farmer working on an English hill farm.
Awards and honours
- 2013 Granta list of 20 best young writers
- 2013 Costa Book Awards (Novel) shortlisted for All the Birds, Singing
- "What will happen to the dog after we are dead?" (published in Goldfish: An Anthology of Writing from Goldsmiths)
- "The Convalescent's Handbook" (online) first published in Sea Stories, an anthology from the National Maritime Museum
- "The Building Opposite" (appeared in 3:AM Magazine anthology London, New York, Paris)
- "The Whales" (online) from Booktrust
- "Menzies Meat" (online)
- "Free Swim" (online)
- "Six Degrees of Separation" (online)
- After the Fire, A Still Small Voice (2009), winner of the John Llewellyn Rhys Prize and a Betty Trask Award.
- All the Birds, Singing (2013)
- Previous winners of the John Llewellyn Rhys Prize
- Who are the defining literary voices of this country? Lorna Bradbury presents 20 writers under 40 to watch
- 3:AM Top 5: Evie Wyld » 3:AM Magazine
- Once upon a life: Evie Wyld
- Booktrust announces new online Writer in Residence
- Previous wroters in residence
- 8 Questions for Evie Wyld
- Award-winning author Evie Wyld was Booktrust's third online writer in residence
- Jonathan Cape buys second Wyld novel | The Bookseller
- Mark Brown (26 November 2013). "Costa book awards 2013: late author on all-female fiction shortlist". The Guardian. Retrieved November 27, 2013.
- Mulcahy Conway Associates Ltd
- The Betty Trask Prize and Awards