Yvonne Battle-Felton, author of Remembered, is an American writer living in the UK. Her writing has been published in literary journals and anthologies. Remembered, was longlisted for the Women’s Prize for Fiction (2019) and shortlisted for the Jhalak Prize (2020). She was commended for children’s writing in the Faber Andlyn BAME (FAB) Prize (2017) and has three titles in Penguin Random House’s Ladybird Tales of Superheroes and three in the Ladybird Tales of Crowns and Thorns. Yvonne has a PhD in Creative Writing from Lancaster University and is Academic Director of Creative Writing at Cambridge University Institute of Continuing Education.

Yvonne creates literary events and hosts Bookable Space, a podcast where writers read to her. She also currently hosts Sheffield Draft Night and Telling it Like it's Lived, a true story open mic night. She is Sr Commissioning Editor at John Murray (UK) where she commissions literary fiction. Curdle Creek, her second novel, will be published in October 2025 (Dialogue Books/Henry Holt).

Other Works

Awards and Recognition

  • shortlisted, Jhalak Prize (2020)
  • long listed Women's Prize for Fiction (2019)