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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Man Booker International prize 2019 longlist sees small publishers win big

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Man Booker International Prize criticised for changing Ming-Yi's nationality

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[ The Bookseller | 2018-04-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Man Booker Prize Pressured to Rescind Its Internationalist Stance

Some publishing players in the UK are protesting the Man Booker Prize for Fiction's eligibility rules, saying that the Booker should reimpose a 'ban on American writers.' The post Man Booker Prize Pressured to Rescind Its Internationalist Stance appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-02-05 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 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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Man Booker prize to accept books published in Ireland for the first time

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

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Why are Irish publishers shut out of the Man Booker prize?

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

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Booksellers criticise latest Man Booker rule changes

Booksellers have criticised the Man Booker Prize's change of stance on the print availability of longlisted titles as “disappointing”. However others have applauded the ruling, saying publishers must be able to set publication dates as they wish. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Man Booker Prize modifies longlist availability rules

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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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Small publishers concerned over Man Booker changes

The Man Booker Prize submission rule changes will have a negative impact on small publishers,... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Man Booker Prize reveals criteria changes

The Man Booker Prize has extended its criteria and will from next year accept any novels... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Man Booker to announce rule changes this week

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Man Booker discusses prize entry rules

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The Man Booker Prize is unaffected by Tesco’s merger with The Booker Group, its organisers have clarified. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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