Tagged: The Booker Prize

Jasanoff, Obioma and Williams named Booker Prize judges

The 2021 Booker Prize judging panel will be chaired by Harvard historian Maya Jasanoff and features twice-shortlisted writer Chigozie Obioma and former Archbishop of Canterbury... Read more

Douglas Stuart's Booker Prize win welcomed by booksellers

Booksellers have welcomed the decision to award Scottish author Douglas Stuart the Booker Prize for his “beautiful, heart-breaking” debut Shuggie Bain (Picador), hailed by judges as a future... Read more

Barack Obama and Duchess of Cornwall join Booker Prize ceremony

Barack Obama, the Duchess of Cornwall and Kazuo Ishiguro will be among the star speakers at this year's Booker Prize ceremony. Read more

Booker Prize reveals shortlist events ahead of big announcement

The Booker Prize will showcase its shortlisted authors with appearances via “Front Row”, social media and Guardian Live alongside readings from the Old Vic on... Read more

Booker Prize announcement delayed to avoid Obama clash

The announcement of this year's Booker Prize winner is being postponed for two days until 19th November to avoid clashing with the publication date of... Read more

Indies dominate Booker Prize shortlist as Mantel misses out

Diane Cook, Tsitsi Dangarembga, Avni Doshi, Maaza Mengiste, Douglas Stuart and Brandon Taylor have been shortlisted for this year's Booker Prize, in a selection packed with independent presses... Read more

Booker shortlist praised, but disappointment over lack of homegrown authors

Retailers and literary agents have praised the range of new voices on the Booker Prize shortlist, although some have lamented the high number of US... Read more

Booker Prize longlist sees Mantel and Tyler up against eight debut novelists

Two-time Booker Prize winner Hilary Mantel and US novelist Anne Tyler are up against eight debut novelists, including Kiley Reid and Avni Doshi, on this year's longlist for... Read more

Booker Prize 2020 opens for entries

Submissions for the 2020 Booker Prize open today (15th January). Read more

Child, Busby and Sissay join 2020 Booker Prize judging panel

Lee Child will be a judge for the 2020 Booker Prize, it has been revealed, joining a panel including author Lemn Sissay and chaired by... Read more

Subscribe to RSS - The Booker Prize