Evie Wyld | 'The Bass Rock is a book about paying attention to your inner voice, your instinct'

Evie Wyld | 'The Bass Rock is a book about paying attention to your inner voice, your instinct'

For a writer with two published novels to date, Evie Wyld has accrued a veritable haul of prizes. Her 2009 début, After the Fire, A Still Small Voice, which explored the trickle-down effect of trauma on the lives of two Australian men, scooped the John Llewellyn Rhys Prize, one of the oldest literary prizes in the UK and awarded to a writer under 35. 

Her second novel All the Birds, Singing, the story of shearer Jake Whyte and her dark, abusive past, was set partly in Australia. It secured Wyld a place on Granta’s once-in-a-decade Best of Young British Novelists list in 2013. The novel was...

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