Diana Evans is the award-winning author of Ordinary People, The Wonder and 26a. Her prize nominations include the Guardian First Book and Commonwealth Best First Book awards, and she was the inaugural winner of the Orange Award for New Writers. Ordinary People is her third novel:

‘A joy from start to finish’Literary Review

‘A deftly observed, elegiac portrayal of modern marriage’The Observer

‘A rewarding and ruthlessly funny novel’The Times

‘Could easily be reimagined for the screen, though the film would not capture the sheer energy and effervescence of Evans’s funny, sad, magnificent prose’ – The Guardian

‘Extraordinary… An absorbing, beautifully written slice of London life’Metro

‘Diana Evans is a lyrical and glorious writer; a precise poet of the human heart’ – Naomi Alderman