From the most intimate of gatherings to bustling festivals, we celebrate the finest in fiction at these events featuring Booker Prize authors

This year, join us at Hay Festival, the Southbank Centre and Blackwell’s in Manchester

International Booker Prize: shortlist readings


Meet the authors and translators shortlisted for the 2022 International Booker Prize in an afternoon of readings and discussion at Southbank Centre’s Queen Elizabeth Hall, chaired by writer and broadcaster Bidisha.

Location: Southbank Centre’s Queen Elizabeth Hall

Date and time: 22 May 2022, 2pm

Ticket price: £15

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Bidisha S.K. Mamata

Art of Translation: International Booker Prize translators in conversation

Join the shortlisted translators for the 2022 International Booker Prize for an evening of readings and discussion, chaired by Ellah Wakatama, Editor-at-Large at Canongate Books.

Location: Blackwell’s Manchester

Date and time: 24 May 2022, 6.30pm

Ticket price: £3.60

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Ellah Wakatama

International Booker Prize winner in conversation with Viv Groskop

In their first interview since the announcement, join the 2022 International Booker Prize winners in conversation with Viv Groskop.

Location: Hay Festival

Date and time: 29 May 2022, 5.30pm

Ticket price: £10.00

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Viv Groksop