Bernardine Evaristo

Writer
2015Spring

Bernardine Evaristo is a British author, editor, essayist, dramatist and critic of great talent and versatility whose work is marked by experimentation with form, narrative perspective, genre, and the exploration of aspects of the African diaspora. Her writing spans the genres of prose novels, novel-with-verse, novella, poetry, non-fiction, criticism and radio and theatre drama. Her fiction, poetry and essays are published widely in a variety of publications and anthologies. Evaristo is the author of several books, including her most recent, Mr. Loverman, a novel about a 74 year old Caribbean London man who is a closet homosexual, which earned both the Publishing Triangle Ferro-Grumley Award for LGBT Fiction and the Jerwood Fiction Uncovered Prize.

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