This is the website of Diana Evans
, award-winning writer and journalist. Here you can find out about Diana's books
, her journalism
and her upcoming events
Diana Evans was born in London and spent part of her childhood in Lagos, Nigeria. She studied Media Studies at the University of Sussex and was a dancer in the Brighton-based troupe Mashango before becoming a journalist and author. She has written features and criticism for Marie Claire
, the Independent
, the Observer
, the Guardian
, the Telegraph
, the Source
, Time Out
, the Stage
and Harper’s Bazaar
, and her interviews have included Lauryn Hill, Maya Angelou and Mariah Carey...
Another Saturday Night, A Short Story
Diana's short story Another Saturday Night
features in the anthology Too Much Too Young: Book Slam Vol. II available now
from Bookslam, in both print and digital formats.
Visit the Bookslam website
for more information.
‘Fizzing, sexy...incredibly entertaining...the most dazzling depiction of the world of dance since Ballet Shoes’
Lucas and Denise Matheus are the abandoned children of Antoney and Carla, living adrift on a narrowboat on the Grand Union Canal. Desperate to find his place in the world, Lucas embarks on a quest to uncover his parentsí legacy. Antoney was the adored, charismatic leader of the Midnight Ballet, a forgotten 1960s dance troupe, and Carla his leading lady...
Visit the Wonder Blog on the Vintage Books website.
'Poetic, complex and lingering'
Identical twins Georgia and Bessi live in the loft of 26 Waifer Avenue, a place of beanbags, nectarines and secrets, and visitors must always knock before entering. Down below there is not much harmony....
Photo: Charles Hopkinson
‘Evans has "the watch-me, the grace note" that marks a true artist’