BERNARDINE EVARISTO

 

Bernardine Evaristo is the acclaimed British-Nigerian author of eight books of fiction and verse fiction that explore aspects of the African diaspora. Her latest novel is Mr Loverman about a septuagenarian gay Caribbean London man. Her other works include writing for BBC radio, theatre, essays and literary criticism for UK newspapers. She is Professor of Creative Writing at Brunel University London and was the Montgomery Fellow at Dartmouth College in 2015. She has judged many prizes and in 2012 Chaired the Caine Prize for African Fiction, the Commonwealth Short Story Prize and she also founded the Brunel International African Poetry Prize. She was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature in 2004 (and became Vice Chair in 2017), a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts in 2006, a Fellow of the English Association in 2017, and she was appointed an MBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List in 2009.

BIBLIOGRAPHY EVENTS 2018
  •  Mr. Loverman
    Penguin, 2013
  • Hello Mum
    Penguin, 2010
  •  Lara
    expand. vers., Bloodaxe, 2009
  • Blonde Roots
    Penguin, 2008
  • Soul Tourists
    Penguin, 2005
  • The Emperor’s Babe
    Penguin, 2001
  • Lara
    first version, ARP, 2007
  • Island of Abraham
    Peepal Tree, 1994
  • The Language Question
    Saturday | 28.04.2018

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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