3 August 2015

'Mr Loverman' by Bernardine Evaristo

Bernardine Evaristo
Award-winning British writer Bernardine Evaristo is the author of eight books and numerous other published and produced works that span the genres of fiction, poetry, verse fiction, short fiction, essays, literary criticism, and radio and theatre drama. Her latest novel, Mr Loverman, is about a 74 year old Caribbean London man who is closet homosexual.

Who is  Bernardine Evaristo

Bernardine Evaristo was born in Woolwich, south east London, the fourth of eight children, to an English mother and Nigerian father. Her father was a welder and local Labour councillor and her mother a schoolteacher. She was educated at Eltham Hill Girls Grammar School, the Rose Bruford College of Speech & Drama, and Goldsmiths, University of London, where she recently earned a PhD in Creative Writing. She spent her teenage years acting at Greenwich Young People’s Theatre. She teaches at Brunel University London where she has been appointed Professor of Creative Writing.

Check out her website at: http://bevaristo.com/

See the video were she reads from her latest novel 'Mr Loverman'.


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