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Bernardine Evaristo


UK flag (b.1959)

Bernardine Evaristo was born in London to an English mother and Nigerian father. The fourth of eight siblings, she was raised in Woolwich, South London, and originally trained as an actress and worked in theatre.
 
Series contributed to
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Anthologies edited
   Nw15 (2007) (with Maggie Gee)
   Ten (2010) (with Daljit Nagra)
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Awards
Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction Best Book nominee (2009) : Blonde Roots
The Man Booker Prize Best Novel nominee (2019) : Girl, Woman, Other


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