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The Man Booker International Prize

The Man Booker International Prize recognises one writer for his or her achievement in fiction. Worth £60,000, the prize is awarded every two years to a living author who has published fiction either originally in English or whose work is generally available in translation in the English language. The winner is chosen solely at the discretion of the judging panel and there are no submissions from publishers.

The Man Booker International Prize is significantly different from the annual Man Booker Prize for Fiction. In seeking out literary excellence, the judges consider a writer's body of work rather than a single novel.

Go, Went, Gone interview

­Jenny Erpenbeck talks about her novel Go, Went, Gone, which she describes as “a book about

The White Book interview

Han Kang describes how her experience of living in Warsaw in 2014 led her to write The White

Statement on behalf of the Man Booker International Prize

Prize Brand: 
The Man Booker International Prize
Prize Year: 
2018

The Flying Mountain interview

The Flying Mountain
Christoph Ransmayr tells us how The Flying Mountain takes inspiration from the fact song

Flights interview

Flights
Olga Tokarczuk talks about the congratulations she has received from so many different

The 7th Function of...

The 7th Function of Language
Laurent Binet tells us The 7th Function of Language is a metafictional detective story mixing

Longlist or longlists?

​There is just one single Man Booker International Prize longlist. It was released on 12th