Introducing: Yvonne Dykes


Yvonne Dykes is a writer of empathetic and insightful short stories – The View of the Garden in SummerSomething Understood and The Osprey at Dusk.

Brought up in London with eight siblings, Yvonne has been teaching for seventeen years and has recently completed a masters degree in Education. She wrote a draft for her first novel Brondesbury Villas in 2000 and self-published it in 2014 with Amazon Kindle. She has also finished her second novel – The Harbour Road. In 2015 Yvonne’s first short story A Death was included in City Lit’s Between the Lines anthology.

Yvonne is married and has two grown-up sons. She still lives in London where she enjoys gardening, collecting contemporary art and writing content for her blog, Shop Wear Live Design, where she advises shoppers on buying art and contemporary design products at discount prices.