Levy, Andrea

About Andrea Levy

Official Homepage

Biography (British Council)

Obituary (The Guardian)

Hickman, Christie. "A Life in Focus." The Independent, 1 Mar. 2019

Younge, Gary. "After a Life of Striving, Andrea Levy got the Acclaim She Deserved." The Guardian, 15 Feb. 2019

Younge, Gary. "'I Started to Realise What Fiction Could Be. And I Thought, Wow! You Can Take On the World'." The Guardian, 30 Jan. 2010



Rowell, Charles H. “An Interview with Andrea Levy.” Callaloo, vol. 38, no. 2, 2015



Lukowski, Andrzej. "Small Island Review." Time Out, 2 May 2019

Lowe, Hannah. “An Introduction to Andrea Levy's Small Island.” The British Library, 4 Oct. 2018

Kellaway, Kate. "The Long Song by Andrea Levy." The Guardian, 7 Feb. 2010

Ahmed, Fatema. "Small Island: Postcolonials." The New York Times, 3 Apr. 2005



Andermahr, Sonya. “Decolonizing Cultural Memory in Andrea Levy’s Small Island.” Journal of Postcolonial Writing, vol. 55, no. 4, 2019

Bekers, Elisabeth. "Creative Challenges to Captivity: Slave Authorship in Black British Neo-Slave Narratives." Life Writing, vol. 15, no. 1, 2018

McMann, Mindi. "'You're Black': Transnational Perceptions of Race in Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's Americanah and Andrea Levy's Small Island." Critique, vol. 59, no. 2, 2018

Pérez-Fernández, Iren. “’From Over the Seven Seas the Empire’s Sons Came’: Addressing Historical Oblivion in Andrea Levy’s Uriah’s War.” Journal of Postcolonial Writing, vol. 53, no. 5, 2017

Sampson-Choma, Tosha. “Performing Black British Male Identity in Andrea Levy’s Fruit of the Lemon.” College Language Association Journal, vol. 61, no.1-2, 2017

Öztabak-Avci, Elif. “’Playing Bad for White Ears’: A Study of the Narratee in Andrea Levy’s The Long Song.” Journal of Narrative Theory, vol. 47, no. 1, 2017

Muñoz-Valdivieso, Sofía. “’This Tale is of My Making’: Empowering Voices in Andrea Levy’s The Long Song.” Journal of Postcolonial Writing, vol. 52, no. 1, 2016

Ledent, Bénédicte. "The Many Voices of Post-Colonial London: Language and Identity in Zadie Smith's White Teeth (2000) and Andrea Levy's Small Island (2004)." New Soundings in Postcolonial Writing: Critical and Creative Contours, Wilson and Ringrose (eds.), 2016

Johansen, Emily. “Muscular Multiculturalism: Bodies, Space, and Living Together in Andrea Levy’s Small Island.” Critique, vol. 56, no. 4, 2015




The Long Song (2010)

Small Island (2004)

Fruit of the Lemon (1999)

Never far from Nowhere (1996)

Every Light in the House Burnin' (1994)


Short Story Collections

Six Stories and an Essay (2014)


Essays/Articles/Non-Fiction/Short Stories

"Back to My Own Country: An Essay by Andrea Levy." British Library, 2014



Small Country.” Stage Adaptation by Helen Edmundson, directed by Rufus Norris, 17 April – 10 August 2019. National Theatre, London

Small Country.” TV Adaptation, written by Paula Milne and Sarah Williams, directed by John Alexander. BBC One, Dec. 2009


Audio and Audiovisual Material

Malcomson, Mark. “City Lit Fellow Andrea Levy.” YouTube, 5 Dec. 2016

Headline Books. “In Honour of its 10th Anniversary, Andrea Levy Talks About her Novel, Small Island.” YouTube, 14 Oct. 2014

BBC Studios. “Hortense Dreams of England – Small Island – BBC.” YouTube, 14 Jan. 2013