Recent stuff…

Judging the TS Eliot Prize 2011, Britain’s most prestigious poetry prize.
Shortlist just announced: http://www.poetrybooks.co.uk/projects/4/

Blonde Roots nominated for the Hurston/Wright Legacy Award in the USA : )
http://www.hurstonwright.org/ProgramsAwards/legacyWinners.html

An interview about writing the new Lara in Karen McCarthy Woolf’s Open Notebooks
http://opennotebooks.co.uk/2010/09/bernardine-evaristo-on-updating-lara/

I’ve written a couple of online pieces on the ‘Ten’ anthology  (see previous post)
for the Poetry Book Society and Salt Publishing Blog
http://www.poetrybooks.co.uk/poetry_portal/ten_new_poets
http://blog.saltpublishing.com/2010/10/21/why-this-why-now-by-bernardine-evaristo/

A few words championing Zora Neale Hurston & Irene Sabatini for Fiction Uncovered
http://www.fictionuncovered.co.uk/review/bernardine-evaristo-poet-and-novelist/

A review of Oil on Water by Helon Habila (Penguin
http://www.guardian.co.uk/books/2010/sep/25/oil-warter-helon-habila-review

Touring around the UK with Hello Mum, Lara and Blonde Roots. Some mentoring,
some teaching, and, most importantly, working on my new novel!

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