Rules and submissions process for entering the Booker Prize and International Booker Prize.

Submissions for the Booker Prize 2023 are now open and submissions for the International Booker Prize 2023 are in progress.

Please note, only publishers can submit entries to the prizes; authors and agents are not permitted to enter the prizes directly.

Submissions for the Booker Prize 2023

Submission for the Booker Prize 2023 are now open. They are being managed by the in-house Booker Prize Foundation team.

The Booker Prize is awarded annually to the author of the best (in the opinion of the judges) eligible work of long-form fiction.

The work must be published in the UK or Ireland between October 1 2022 and September 30 2023. Authors are not permitted to enter their own works.

Deadlines for submissions are staggered between Monday January 30 and Monday 5 June 5 2023.

Download the rules here.

To submit entries, please fill in our online submission form here.

To nominate call-in titles, please fill in our online call-in nomination form here.

For queries, please contact the Booker Prize Foundation: [email protected]  

Booker prize 2022 trophy

Submissions for the International Booker Prize 2023

Submissions for the International Booker Prize 2023 are in progress. They are being managed by the team at Four Culture.

The International Booker Prize for fiction translated into English is awarded annually to the author and translator of the best (in the opinion of the judges) eligible novel or collection of short stories.

The work must be published in the UK or Ireland between 1 May 2022 and 30 April 2023.

The deadline for entry forms was Friday 30 September 2022.

The deadline for finished works was:

  • Friday 4 November 2022 for works published between 1 May and 31 December 2022;
  • Friday 13 January 2023 for works published between 1 January and 30 April 2023.

Download the rules here.

To submit entries, please fill in our online form here

For queries, please contact Four Culture via [email protected] or +44 (0)20 3920 0555.

 

Translator Daisy Rockwell and author Geetanjali Shree winners of the 2022 International Booker Prize