Bad Form x Foyles: Caleb Azumah Nelson, Diana Evans and Stacey Thomas

Thursday 7th September

To celebrate the launch of Bad Form’s eleventh print issue, a chance to see some of the best contemporary writers of colour in conversation at Foyles, in the first of two panel events in September.


Join Caleb Azumah Nelson, Diana Evans and Stacey Thomas as they discuss the writing process – from finding inspiration to finishing a whole novel – and dig into the world of literary authors and their methods.

Caleb Azumah Nelson is a twenty-nine year-old British-Ghanaian writer and photographer living in South East London. His first novel, Open Water, won the Costa First Novel Award and Debut of the Year at the British Book Awards, and was a number-one Times bestseller. His second novel, Small Worlds, is out now.

Diana Evans is the award-winning, bestselling author of A House for Alice, Ordinary People, The Wonder and 26a. Her prize nominations include the Guardian and Commonwealth Best First Book awards, and she was the inaugural winner of the Orange Award for New Writers.

Stacey Thomas is a contributor to Bad Form Review. She is an alumna of the Curtis Brown Creative novel writing course where she was awarded the Clare Mackintosh Scholarship for Black Writers. In 2021, she was announced as one of the three winners of HarperCollins’ inaugural Killing It Competition for Undiscovered Writers. The Revels is her debut novel.

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