1 - 5 February 2024 | Hotel Clarks Amer, Jaipur

Bernardine Evaristo

Bernardine Evaristo won the Booker Prize 2019 with her eighth book, Girl, Woman, Other, and became the first black woman and black British person to win it. Her memoir, Manifesto: On Never Giving Up, was published in 2021. Her writing spans fiction, poetry, non-fiction, literary criticism and drama. She has founded several successful arts inclusion projects. The recipient of many honours, including two recent British Book Awards, she was named ‘Person of the Year’ by the UK Bookseller magazine in 2021. She is Professor of Creative Writing at Brunel University London; an Honorary Fellow of St. Anne’s College, University of Oxford; an International Honorary Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and President of the Royal Society of Literature.

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