Diana Evans has contributed journalism and criticism to Marie Claire, the Observer, the Daily Telegraph, the Independent and the Source. She is a graduate of the University of East Anglia's Creative Writing MA and has published short fiction in a number of anthologies.
Her first novel 26a, received a Betty Trask award, a nomination for the Guardian First Book Award and was shortlisted for the Whitbread First Novel of the Year Award. It was the inaugural winner of the Orange Award for New Writers. She lives in London.
The attic room at 26a Waifer Avenue in the lower-middle-class London neighborhood of Neasden is a sanctuary for identical twins Georgia and Bessi Hunter. It is a private universe where fantasy reigns as well as an escape from the sadness and danger that inhabit the floors below. Read more
Interview with Diana Evans on 3am magazine here.