Bernardine Evaristo




Bernardine Evaristo, MBE FRSL FRSA, FEA, is the award-winning author of eight books of fiction and verse fiction. Her other writing includes short fiction, drama, poetry, essays, literary criticism, and projects for stage and radio. Two of her books have been adapted into BBC Radio 4 dramas. She is Professor of Creative Writing at Brunel University London and Vice-Chair of the Royal Society of Literature.
Evaristo is also a longstanding advocate for the inclusion of writers and artists of colour. She founded the Brunel International African Poetry Prize in 2012 and The Complete Works poets development scheme (2007–17). She co-founded Spread the Word writer development agency (1995–present) and in the 1980s, Britain's first black women's theatre company, Theatre of Black Women.





The best books of all time by Bernardine Evaristo

  1. 2118 . Girl, Woman, Other by Bernardine Evaristo

    Girl, Woman, Other is the eighth novel written by Bernardine Evaristo, published in 2019 by Hamish Hamilton. It follows the lives of 12 characters in the United Kingdom over the course of several d...

  2. 2521 . The Emperor's Babe by Bernardine Evaristo