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Summer reading competition: take the #BookerPrizeOnHoliday and win the 2022 longlist

As part of our summer reading series, we’d like you to show us how and where you are enjoying a Booker Prize book on holiday this year. Our favourite picture will win the 2022 longlist

This competition is now closed.

Publication date and time: Published

Would you like the chance to win the 2022 Booker Prize longlist after it is announced on 26 July? As part of our summer reading series we’re inviting you to show us where you are reading a book from the Booker Library this summer, whether it’s in the French countryside, in a Tuscan piazza, at the Great British seaside or somewhere else entirely.

All you have to do to take part is post a photo of any book from the Booker Library in a summer holiday setting (be creative!), using the hashtag #BookerPrizeonholiday and tagging our Twitter or Instagram handle @thebookerprizes. You can include any book that has won the Booker or International Booker Prize, or that has been shortlisted or longlisted, from any year since the prizes began.

The most eye-catching and original photograph, in the opinion of our judges (the Booker Prizes editorial team), will win the 2022 Booker Prize longlist. 

Entries must be posted by 5.30pm British Summer Time on 8 August 2022 and the winner will be notified by 15 August 2022. This competition is open to readers anywhere in the world.

The small print

Please note that our judges’ decision will be final and that we will only be able to supply copies of longlisted books that have been published by 15 August. By entering the competition you give permission for The Booker Prizes to use your image on our own social media channels and on our website (not just the winning entry). 

We’ll send the prize to the winner in one package as soon as we can after the 15 August. We’ll let you know if there are any holdups. If you live outside the UK, we’d be delighted if you join in. But please note if you win, while we will do our very best to get the books to you safely, we can’t be responsible if, once despatched, they do not arrive with you. So please make sure that at the appropriate time you give us accurate, complete shipping details. You will be responsible for any local tax or duties on receipt.

Our standard competition terms and conditions apply – please click here – except where anything set out in the description of the competition above contradicts or isn’t consistent (in which case it’s the description above which applies).

Good luck!

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