EUPL Winner Evie Wyld speaks at Dulwich Books

The UK Winner of the European Union Prize for Literature (EUPL) Evie Wyld spoke at Dulwich Books on Wednesday 18 March about her novel All the Birds, Singing. The author was in conversation with critic and writer Laura Bartnett, and she elaborated on her award-winning novel which tells the tale of Jake Whyte, the sole resident of an old farmhouse on an unnamed British island.

Evie Wyld is the author of one previous novel, After the Fire, A Still Small Voice, which was shortlisted for the IMPAC Award, the Orange Award for New Writers and the Commonwealth Writers’ Prize, and awarded the John Llewellyn Rhys Prize. In 2013, she was named as one of Granta's Best of Young British Novelists, having previously been named by the BBC as one of the 12 best new British writers. All the Birds, Singing was longlisted for the Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction. She lives in south London, where she runs the Peckham Review Bookshop.

Read an extract from All the Birds, Singing

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