“This is such an interesting moment in our cultural history because the Black Lives Matter movement has generated anEvaristo
unprecedented amount of self-interrogating in the publishing industry,” said Evaristo, who described her recent experience
topping the charts as “quite surreal”.
Overall, this win makes me hopeful that although I’m the first, the industry are waking up to the fact that I shouldn’t andCarty-Williams
won’t be the last,”