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British writer jointly won the Booker Prize 2019 with her eighth book, Girl, Woman, Other, making her the first black woman to win the prize in its history. It was a #1 Sunday Times bestseller for five weeks, the first woman of colour to achieve this position in the paperback fiction chart. Her writing explores the African diaspora: past, present, real imagined and her other books include Mr Loverman (2014) and Blonde Roots (2008). She is Professor of Creative Writing at Brunel University London and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature, and its current Vice Chair. She received an OBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List 2020 and an MBE in 2009. In October 2021, her first non-fiction book, Manifesto: On Never Giving Up, will be published by Penguin UK & by Grove Atlantic USA (2022).
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