Tagged: Gaby Wood

International Booker winner to be announced in City of Culture Coventry

The International Booker Prize 2021 winner is to be announced in Coventry, as part of the UK City of Culture celebrations. Read more

'Booker Prize is for readers first and publishers last', says Wood

Gaby Wood, literary director of the Booker Prize Foundation, has said prizes like the Booker are for readers first and foremost, and that they should be... Read more

Wood defends Booker judging process after Galley Beggar criticism

The Booker Prize Foundation's literary director has defended the judging process following criticism from shortlisted author Lucy Ellmann’s publisher Galley Beggar. ... Read more

Man Booker makes online song and dance for Prize's 50th anniversary with Adam Kay

The Booker Prize Foundation has launched an online celebration for the Man Booker Prize’s 50th anniversary, charting key moments in the prize’s history.... Read more

Man Booker Prize opened to Irish publishers

Irish publishers are now eligible to submit novels for the Man Booker Prize for Fiction from this year onwards. Read more

McDermid to join Man Booker judging panel

The panel of judges for the 2018 Man Booker Prize will include crime writer Val McDermid and feminist writer and critic Jacqueline Rose. Read more

Wood defies Booker critics

Speaking on a panel about the impact of literary prizes at yesterday’s fair, Man Booker Prize director Gaby Wood hit out against critics who have... Read more

At the helm of the Man Booker

The Booker Prize Foundation’s literary director Gaby Wood talks to Tom Tivnan about her first year in the hot seat. Read more

The Man Booker judges explain their choice

The much-talked about issue of diversity in the selection process for this year's Man Booker Prize was described as "a slightly academic premise" by the prize's literary director, as its... Read more

Gaby Wood made Booker's literary director

Daily Telegraph head of books Gaby Wood has been appointed as the next literary director of the Booker Prize Foundation, succeeding Ion Trewin who... Read more

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