Stuart Evers

Stuart Evers

Stuart Evers is the author of Ten Stories About Smoking (winner of the London Book Award) and a highly acclaimed novel, If This is Home. He lives in London.

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Four short story collections to read this summer

The state of the short story has been much-debated recently. The form is having a come back, say some; short story writers still feel in the shadow of novelists, say others; aren't novels just long stories anyway, so why do we pit them against each other? say others again. The debate is as alive and well as the stories themselves, as these four collections that Picador is publishing this summer will testify. (If we say so ourselves.)

Your Father Sends His Love

Your Father Sends His Love

Stuart Evers, one of the UK's best short story writers and author of Ten Stories About Smoking and If This Is Home, has written a new collection entitled Your Father Sends His Love.

16th December: Stuart Evers's books of the year, and other things

Stuart Evers is the author of the highly acclaimed novel If This Is Home. It's about Mark Wilkinson, a man who has three names. He left his own behind in the rainy north of England. American immigration knows him as Joe Novak. And at the Valhalla, the mysterious complex where he sells lofty ambition and dark desires, he goes by Mr Jones.

Praise for If This Is Home by Stuart Evers - enjoy!

Praise for If This Is Home by Stuart Evers - enjoy!

It was only published in July 2012, but one month on. Stuart Evers's If This Is Home had garnered stunning reviews from press across the country. If you haven't read it yet, you'll want to after this!

Praise for If This Is Home

Praise for If This Is Home

Stuart Evers' novel If This Is Home is here at last, and already the reviews are flooding in. Have a read of some highlights!

One Story About Smoking

One Story About Smoking

The last time I’d seen Angela Fulton she was leaving Wigan’s World Famous Winter Wonderland dragging a three-foot stuffed rabbit through a field of dirty fake snow.

Ten influences for Ten Stories

Stuart Evers, author of Ten Stories About Smoking, takes you through the books that influenced him while writing this brilliant début collection of short stories. 

A packet of cigarettes

A packet of cigarettes

Richard Evans, Senior Designer at Pan Macmillan and Picador talks about the process of designing the cover for Ten Stories About Smoking.

Picador New Voices

Check out what happened at our New Voices event in our shiny new offices with some shiny new authors...