Video & Audio

BBC Radio 3, invited speaker, ‘Black British History‘, November 9th 2016
http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b081tkr9
Interview with me at Bocas Litfest, Trinidad, April 2014, with Tyrone Ali.
The BBC Radio 4 drama adaptation of my novella Hello Mum is available here and to buy as download
http://www.audiogo.com/uk/hello-mum-afternoon-drama-bernardine-evaristo-gid-100038
Speaking on Guardian podcast on memoir, triggered by my Observer review of Mom & Me & Mom by Maya Angelou
http://www.guardian.co.uk/books/audio/2013/may/10/memoir-fathers-mothers-angelou-brockes-podcast
Link to the review itself: http://www.guardian.co.uk/books/2013/apr/22/mom-me-mom-maya-angelou-review
Here’s the podcast of  my issue of Poetry Review, ‘Offending Frequencies’, Winter 2012, with poets Edward Doegar, Sophie Mayer, Richard Scott, Warsan Shire.
http://www.poetrysociety.org.uk/content/publications/review/pr1024/
Launch of Blonde Roots at Royal Festival Hall, London/ Audio
with Brenda Emmanus interviewing me. Summer 2008.
http://www.youtube.com/user/BernieBola?feature=mhee#p/a/u/2/2HxtBDKnEVo
Blonde Roots is available as an audio book
My essay on’For Coloured Girls’/ Audio
Click on the above link to hear me reading an essay I wrote for BBC Radio 3’s series ‘The Book that Changed Me.’
I chose ‘For Coloured Girls who have Considered
Suicide when the Rainbow is Enuf’, the seminal play/choreopoem by American writer Ntozake Shange.
Photo of ‘Pyeyucca’ from back in the day, author on the right. Yes, I was a boy.