Dayna Evans

Dayna Evans is a writer and editor based in New York. She studied creative writing at New York University’s Gallatin School.

Email her at dayna.a.evans[at]gmail[dot]com.

Twitter: @hidayna
Music: Manors

Writing listed by publication:
For The Awl
For The Caravan
For Collapse Board
For Death + Taxes
For Drexel Magazine
For Gawker
For The Hairpin
For Impose Magazine
For Interview Magazine
For Open Skies Magazine
For Serious Eats
For Sundance Channel
For The Village Voice
For This Recording

Best Work

Night at the Boozeum: Handjobs and Spiders at NYC’s Best Sleepover for Gawker. A feature on a night spent at the American Museum of Natural History.

The Instant Rise and Nearly Instant Fall of the Vine Idol Roadshow for Gawker. A feature on the cult following of social media’s most famous teenagers.

Our Man In Chittagong for Open Skies Magazine. An investigative report on the dangers of the ship-breaking yards in Chittagong, Bangladesh.

Playing through with Cough Cool for Impose Magazine. A profile on the man behind Philadelphia’s most elusive bedroom band.

Irish Potatoes: The Sweetest Candy You’ve Never Heard Of for Serious Eats. A tour of the Philadelphia-area manufacturer of a hyperlocal treat.

Crestfallen for The Caravan. A report on a dwindling surfing community in Arugam Bay, Sri Lanka.

A Playlist of Game-Changing Moments in Song for The Awl. Exploring the ways a small change can elevate songs.

The Satiated for This Recording. A personal essay about a trip through Europe and a love of food.

Grab Bag Spring Fashion Tips for The Hairpin. Exactly as it sounds.

The Creator and The Critic for Collapse Board. A longform essay on the challenges of creating art and critiquing it.