Bernadine Evaristo MBE

  • Event Start: 21st February 2020, 5:00pm
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Booker Prize-Winning Author


Evaristo is a prize-winning author of fiction and Vice Chair of the Royal Society of Literature.  In 2019 she became the first black woman to be awarded the Booker Prize, winning the award jointly with Margaret Atwood.  Her Booker Prize winning novel, Girl, Woman, Other, follows twelve diverse characters, mostly British black women, whose stories are interwoven to form a bold retelling of our past and present from the perspective of those too often overlooked