Booker winner Bernardine Evaristo writing memoir about 'never giving up'

Manifesto will chart the first Black Booker prize winner’s 40-year journey to literary centre-stage and encourage others to pursue creative fulfilmentBernardine Evaristo, the first Black woman to win the Booker prize, is writing a memoir about how she “moved from the margins to centre stage” over a career that has spanned more than three decades.Evaristo’s Manifesto will draw deeply on the award-winning author’s experiences to chart her “creative rebellion against the mainstream and her life-long commitment to the imaginative exploration of ‘untold’ stories”, said publisher Hamish Hamilton, which will release the non-fiction title in October. Related: Girl, Woman, Other by Bernardine Evaristo review – joy as well as struggle Continue reading... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

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