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British-Nigerian author Bernardine Evaristo will embark on a book tour across North America from mid-March until early April 2020.

North American fans, here’s your chance to catch the Booker Prize-winning writer in person and maybe snag an autograph or selfie!

We’ve listed the dates and venue below. If it turns out she’s coming to a city near you, get your calendar out and save the date!

Pittsburgh, PA | Tuesday, March 17, 7pm

CITY OF ASYLUM, Alphabet City, 40 West North Avenue

New York, NY | Thursday, March 19, 7pm


PEN Out Loud: In Conversation with Safiya Sinclair

Seattle, WA | Sunday, March 22, 11am

HEDGEBROOK, 3200 1st Ave South

Equivox 2020 Fundraising Brunch

Purchase tickets here

Seattle, WA | Monday, March 23, 7pm


Presented by Elliott Bay Book Company and Seattle Public Library

Cambridge, MA | Wednesday, March 25, 6.30pm


Presented by Harvard Bookstore

New York, NY | Thursday, March 26, 6.15pm

COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY, Joseph D. Jamail Lecture Hall, Pulitzer Hall

In conversation with Marlon James

Philadelphia, PA | Monday, March 30, 7.30pm

FREE LIBRARY OF PHILADELPHIA, Parkway Central Library, 1901 Vine Street

Purchase tickets here

Toronto, ON | Tuesday, March 31, 7pm

TORONTO PUBLIC LIBRARY, Appel Salon, 789 Yonge Street

In conversation with Tajja Isen

Washington D.C. | Wednesday, April 1, 7pm

GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY, ICC Auditorium, 37th and O St., N.W.

In conversation with NPR’s Maureen Corrigan

Baltimore, MD | Thursday, April 2



Stay up to date on the tour’s events through Evaristo’s author’s page on Grove Atlantic.

Correction: Bernardine Evaristo’s tour has been canceled due to precautionary measures taken against the spread of COVID-19.




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