Great Writers Inspire at Home: Bernardine Evaristo
Evaristo is an award-winning author of seven books and numerous other works of fiction, poetry, verse fiction, short fiction, essays, literary criticism, and radio and theatre drama. She will be in conversation with Zoe Norridge and Marsha Hutchinson about her verse novel, The Emperor’s Babe (2001), which tells the story of a black girl growing up in Roman London in 211 AD. As part of the conversation, readers who have read the novel will be able to participate in a discussion that centres on their responses to the book.
Date: 11 May 2017, 17:00 (Thursday, 3rd week, Trinity 2017)
Venue: Radcliffe Humanities, Woodstock Road OX2 6GG
Venue Details: Seminar Room, 3rd Floor
Speakers: Bernardine Evaristo, Zoe Norridge (KCL), Marsha Hutchinson (University of Oxford)
Organising department: Faculty of English Language and Literature
Organisers: Erica Lombard (University of Oxford), Elleke Boehmer (University of Oxford)
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Host: TORCH (University of Oxford)
Part of: Great Writers Inspire at Home
Topics: Reading, Literature, British literature, Postcolonialism
Booking required?: Recommended
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Cost: Free
Audience: Public
Editor: Erica Lombard