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Virtual Diversity Book Club

Please join the Department of Medicine Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion another invigorating Virtual Diversity Book Club. Our book of choice this month is Girl, Woman, Other by Bernardine Evaristo

British writer Bernardine Evaristo is the author of eight books and numerous other works that span the genres of verse fiction, short fiction, poetry, essays, literary criticism, journalism, and radio and theatre drama. Her writing and projects are based around her interest in the African diaspora. She is Professor of Creative Writing at Brunel University London.

Bernardine’s novel Girl, Woman, Other won the Booker Prize 2019, and in 2020 it won the British Book Award’s Author of the Year and Fiction Book of the Year, as well as the Indie Book Award for Fiction. It was a #1 Sunday Times bestseller for five weeks, the first woman of colour to achieve this position in the paperback fiction chart, spending 44 weeks in the Top 10. Bernardine was chosen as one of The Vogue 25 list of Britain’s most influential women for 2020, and made other lists including being voted one of 100 Great Black Britons in 2020.

Please contact Anastasia White, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Program Coordinator at whiteaj2@upmc.edu, if you have any questions.

Wednesday, April 28 at 6:00 p.m.

Virtual Event

Virtual Diversity Book Club

Please join the Department of Medicine Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion another invigorating Virtual Diversity Book Club. Our book of choice this month is Girl, Woman, Other by Bernardine Evaristo

British writer Bernardine Evaristo is the author of eight books and numerous other works that span the genres of verse fiction, short fiction, poetry, essays, literary criticism, journalism, and radio and theatre drama. Her writing and projects are based around her interest in the African diaspora. She is Professor of Creative Writing at Brunel University London.

Bernardine’s novel Girl, Woman, Other won the Booker Prize 2019, and in 2020 it won the British Book Award’s Author of the Year and Fiction Book of the Year, as well as the Indie Book Award for Fiction. It was a #1 Sunday Times bestseller for five weeks, the first woman of colour to achieve this position in the paperback fiction chart, spending 44 weeks in the Top 10. Bernardine was chosen as one of The Vogue 25 list of Britain’s most influential women for 2020, and made other lists including being voted one of 100 Great Black Britons in 2020.

Please contact Anastasia White, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Program Coordinator at whiteaj2@upmc.edu, if you have any questions.

Wednesday, April 28 at 6:00 p.m.

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