Man Booker Prize for Fiction Adds New Eligibility for Irish Publishers

The intent of the eligibility change, according to the Booker Prize Foundation, is to be sure that Irish independent publishers can be recognized as readily as Irish publishers headquartered in the UK. The post Man Booker Prize for Fiction Adds New Eligibility for Irish Publishers appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-01-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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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. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-01-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Why are Irish publishers shut out of the Man Booker prize?

While the award aims for ever greater inclusivity, one of the newer rules closes the competition to some of the very best writing in EnglishMan Booker 2016 shortlist announced: UK, Canadian and US authors dominateIn 2013, back when I was working for independent Dublin publisher The Lilliput... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Man Booker International prize 2019 longlist sees small publishers win big

Judges praise the 13 finalists – all but two published by indie houses – for ‘enriching our idea of what fiction can do’The “finest works of translation from around the world” are almost exclusively published by independent presses – at least according to the Man Booker International prize,... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Man Booker Prize for Fiction Announces Its 2019 Jury

Led by Hay Festival founder Peter Florence, the 2019 Man Booker Prize jury features a pianist and composer, a filmmaker, a broadcaster and a publisher. The post Man Booker Prize for Fiction Announces Its 2019 Jury appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-12-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Northern Ireland’s Anna Burns Wins 2018 Man Booker Prize for Fiction

The 17th woman to win the Man Booker Prize for Fiction, Anna Burns has won for 'Milkman,' set in Northern Ireland during the Troubles. Her publisher, Faber & Faber, becomes the second biggest winner of Man Booker titles. The post Northern Ireland’s Anna Burns Wins 2018 Man Booker Prize for... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-10-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Man Booker Prize for Fiction Names Its 2018 Shortlist

'Ranging across space and time,' according to jury chair Kwame Anthony Appiah, the 2018 Man Booker Prize shortlist includes three authors from the UK, one from Canada, two from the United States. The post The Man Booker Prize for Fiction Names Its 2018 Shortlist appeared first on Publishing... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-09-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The 2018 Man Booker Prize for Fiction Longlist Is Announced in London

'Slavery, ecology, missing persons, inner-city violence, young love, prisons, trauma, and race' all are said to figure into the Man Booker Prize for Fiction longlist, as the award starts its second 50 years of competition. The post The 2018 Man Booker Prize for Fiction Longlist Is Announced in... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Publishers urge Man Booker Prize to rescind rule change

Publishers have signed a letter urging the Man Booker Prize organisers to reverse their decision to allow US authors to enter, citing concerns it is creating a "homogenised literary future". Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-02-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishers call on Man Booker prize to drop American authors

A letter from 30 industry figures is urging the award to reverse 2014’s inclusion of US authors, in order to avoid a ‘homogenised literary future’Tensions over the decision to allow US authors to enter the Man Booker prize have flared up yet again, with 30 publishers signing a letter urging the... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2018-02-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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New Man Booker rules could lead to Irish publishing 'boom'

The widening of the Man Booker Prize criteria to allow Irish publishers to submit novels could lead to a "boom" in the publishing scene in Ireland, trade figures have suggested. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-01-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Man Booker prize to accept books published in Ireland for the first time

Until now, Irish authors without a UK publisher had been excluded from the coveted prize for literary fictionAn anomaly in the Man Booker prize rules that made books published in Ireland ineligible for the £50,000 award because they were not published in the UK has been removed, after years of... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2018-01-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Irish novels can now compete for the Man Booker Prize

Until now, only Irish publishers who have headquarters in the UK were eligible to submit novels. Continue reading at BBC News

[ BBC News | 2018-01-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The UK’s Man Booker Prize for Fiction Observes Its 50th Anniversary in 2018

Ahead of special events for the Man Booker Prize for Fiction's half-century anniversary, the foundation releases a desk diary with covers of winning titles. The post The UK’s Man Booker Prize for Fiction Observes Its 50th Anniversary in 2018 appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-12-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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George Saunders Wins the Man Booker Prize for Fiction for ‘Lincoln in the Bardo’

George Saunders takes the £50,000 purse for his 'Lincoln in the Bardo' published by Random House in the States, by Bloomsbury in the UK.  The post George Saunders Wins the Man Booker Prize for Fiction for ‘Lincoln in the Bardo’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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The 2017 Man Booker Prize Fiction Shortlist Includes UK, UK-Pakistani, and US Authors

Called 'a group of novels grown from tradition but also radical and contemporary,' the 2017 Man Booker Prize shortlist of six books is announced in London. The post The 2017 Man Booker Prize Fiction Shortlist Includes UK, UK-Pakistani, and US Authors appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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'Crazy but fantastic': Man Booker prize pitches tiny publishers into big league

A year after Marlon James and his indie press Oneworld beat publishing giants to win the Man Booker, three independent publishers have made the 2016 longlist. But what effect does the ‘mother of all prizes’ have on tiny teams?Man Booker 2016 longlist – in picturesAlongside heavy hitters such as... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2016-07-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Man Booker, Independent Foreign Fiction Prize Combine

In 2016, the new prize will transition to an annual award recognizing a work translated into English. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Publishing, Memory and the Man Booker Prize

Publishing novels like 'The Narrow Road to the Deep North' by Richard Flanagan, which won the Man Booker Prize, helps keep memories alive. The post Publishing, Memory and the Man Booker Prize appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Man Booker Prize longlist is released with Americans eligible for the first time

Four American authors made the cut, including Joshua Ferris and Karen Joy Fowler. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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