July 25, 2020
The novelist on love, near-death experiences and winning the Booker prize
Born in London, Bernadine Evaristo, 61, has published eight books of fiction and verse. Girl, Woman, Other won the Booker prize in 2019 and is on the shortlist for the British Book awards book of the year, to be announced on 29 June. Currently professor of creative writing at Brunel University, she lives in London with her husband.
When were you happiest?
When I met my husband, David, in 2006, on Dating Direct.