Evie Wyld

Author of All the Birds, Singing

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Evie Wyld is an Anglo-Australian author who grew up in New South Wales and London. She graduated from Goldsmiths University with an MA in Creative Writing and currently lives in London where she runs the Review Bookshop.

Wyld’s short stories have been published in Goldfish: An Anthology of Writing from Goldsmiths, the National Maritime Museum anthology Sea Stories and in the 3:AM Magazine anthology, London, New York, Paris. In 2013 she was acclaimed as one of Granta's Best of Young British Novelists, having previously been named by the BBC as one of the twelve best new British Writers.

In 2009, her debut novel After the Fire, A Still Small Voice won both the John Llewellyn Rhys Prize and a Betty Trask Award, and was shortlisted for the Dublin International IMPAC Prize, the Orange Award for New Writers and the Commonwealth Writer's Prize. Her second novel, All the Birds Singing was longlisted for the Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction.