Yvonne Battle-Felton

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).

Winner of a Northern Writers Award in fiction (2017), Yvonne was shortlisted for the Words and Women Competition (2017), the Sunderland University Waterstones SunStory Award in 2018, and awarded a Society of Author’s Foundation Grant for Remembered in 2018.

She was commended for children’s writing in the Faber Andlyn BAME (FAB) Prize (2017) and has three titles in Penguin Random House’s The Ladybird Tales of Superheroes and three in The Ladybird Tales of Crowns and Thrones.

Yvonne has a PhD in Creative Writing from Lancaster University and is a 2019 British Library Eccles Centre Visiting Fellow, and Lecturer in Creative Writing and Creative Industries at Sheffield Hallam University. 

I’m a trustee for New Writing North because I want to be a part of helping them continue to reach their goals of developing new voices, supporting writers of any stage, and shattering barriers.