Evelyn started writing at an early age on her own mostly poems in English, then when she was around 23 years of age, she had some work published abroad.
One of her poems that was published in England was called We are only Human, and another was called Nature enraged.
It was an original Festival, where all the songs were in Maltese. It was the very first time that Evelyn wrote lyrics for a song and the very first time she wrote something in Maltese.
The very first time she participated in a festival, the song she wrote lyrics for won first prize in her category It was called Kif qatt nista? incidentally it was sung by her daughter Gail Attard which also won the Best Interpretation of Section C.
Evelyn hopes to keep going and try again in future as, she enjoyed it very much and felt proud of her first time achievement.