Wed 21 October


Diana Evans

Join journalist, critic and author Diana Evans as she discusses her bestselling novels, including Women’s Prize for Fiction shortlisted novel Ordinary People. The event is chaired by Jean McNeil, professor of Creative Writing at UEA.

This event is pre-recorded exclusively for UEA Live.



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Diana Evans

Diana Evans is the author of bestselling novels 26a, The Wonder, and Ordinary People. Set in London to an exhilarating soundtrack of the first decade of the 2000s, Ordinary People is an intimate study of identity and parenthood, sex and grief, friendship and ageing, and the fragile architecture of love. It was shortlisted for the 2019 Women’s Prize for Fiction and was awarded the Southbank Sky Arts Award. As a journalist and critic, Evans has contributed to Marie Claire, the Independent, the Guardian, the Observer, and The Times.

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Diana Evans – Ordinary People

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“Diana Evans is a lyrical and glorious writer; a precise poet of the human heart.”

Naomi Alderman

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