YVONNE BATTLE-FELTON

Why I Write: Diary of a Writer

 

ABOUT

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 forthcoming Ladybird Tales of Crowns and Thrones. Yvonne has a PhD in Creative Writing from Lancaster University and is Lecturer in Creative Writing and Creative Industries at Sheffield Hallam University.

 

REMEMBERED

February 4, 2020

Publication day! Remembered, Yvonne Battle-Felton's stunning debut, is available in hardback, ebook, and audio. Order your copy today.

It's 1910 and Philadelphia is burning. Spring's son has been beaten by police for a crime he may or may not have committed. In order to lead her dying son home, Spring, with the help of her dead sister, must relive a painful past in order to bring her dying son home. It's a story about motherhood, mothering, family, community, identity, and the trauma of slavery.

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Piles of Books

"There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you."

Maya Angelou

 

BOOKS AND STORIES 

YVONNE BATTLE-FELTON

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Blackstone Publishing 2020

Dialogue Books, 2020

 
 

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