Bernardine Evaristo

British writer Bernardine Evaristo is the award-winning author of eight books and numerous other published and produced works that span the genres of novels, poetry, verse fiction, short fiction, essays, literary criticism, and radio and theatre drama.

Black and British

A short, essential introduction to Black British history. When did Africans first come to Britain? Who are the well-dressed black children in Georgian paintings?

New Young Adult Novel Series Features Biracial Girl Coping with Identity, Boys, and Haters

Silver City, New Mexico – Veronica is a typical 14-year-old girl: she just wants to do well in school, hang out with her friends, and  enjoy  her family. But one day at school, a boy accuses, “Veronica,  I heard your mom is black.” Meanwhile, the black girls are  demanding allegiance to them, while some white girls …

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Mix-d:uk – a look at mixed-race identities

Mix-d: uk is a publication looking at mixed race identities from the Multiple Heritage Project and the Ahmed Iqbal Ullah Education Trust. It celebrates the UK’s diverse Multiple Heritage population through portraits of people of mixed background.  

Rember Me

Publication : Remember Me

  This book contains thirty biographies of mixed-race figures from the past and present. Historical biographies include famous names such as Bob Marley, Mary Seacole and Frederick Douglass, as well as less-known people like Arthur Wharton, the first black professional footballer, Ellen Craft, the runaway slave, and Samuel Coleridge-Taylor, the composer.

Moving Voices – Black Performance Poetry

In this book twelve poets have been interviewed about their childhood and school experiences, how they became poets and who influenced them, how they write and where they have performed, their favourite poets and poems, what they write about and their advice to budding poets.