reading between the (life) lines
The essays and novels by world-famous author Bernardine Evaristo are authoritative when it comes to thinking about race, class, feminism and sexuality. But why did it take so long for the world to recognise the value of her work? Why has her breakthrough come only now, with Girl, Woman, Other? Ikenna Azuike talks to her about literature, persistence, being Black and shaking up the established order.