Stuart Evers’ first book, Ten Stories About Smoking, won the London Book Award in 2011, and his highly acclaimed novel, If This is Home, followed in 2012. His latest collection, Your Father Sends His Love, was shortlisted for the 2016 Edge Hill Short Story Prize. His work has appeared in three Best British Short Stories anthologies, in Prospect, on Granta, The Sunday Times and The White Review online, as well as read on Radio 4. In 2017, he won the Eccles British Library Writer’s Award – one of Europe’s richest prizes for a work in progress.

Further reading

Read: This is Not a Test in Granta

Review: Your Father Sends His Love in The Guardian

Follow on Twitter: @stuartevers 

Resource: Open Pen

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