Booker Prize

Why Africa is dominating literary prizes in 2021

Some of the world’s biggest literary awards, including the Nobel, Booker and Goncourt, have gone to Africans this year in a sign of the continent’s emergence as a major force in publishing and a ...

Author Damon Galgut poses during a photo-call for the Booker Prize shortlisted fiction authors, in London, Britain 31 October, 2021

13 contenders finalised for 2021 Booker Prize

The Booker Prize has launched careers and courted controversy since its creation in 1969, expanding its remit since 2013 to include authors outside the Commonwealth, Ireland and Zimbabwe

13 contenders finalised for 2021 Booker Prize

Writers from 4 continents up for International Booker Prize

Chinese writer Can Xue and Kenyan author Ngugi wa Thiong are among the short-listed authors for the International Booker Prize 2021

Writers from 4 continents up for International Booker Prize

Scottish author Douglas Stuart wins Booker Prize for ‘Shuggie Bain’

Scottish author Douglas Stuart on Thursday was awarded the 2020 Booker Prize for his acclaimed debut novel “Shuggie Bain,” set in his home city of Glasgow

In this handout image released by the Booker Prize on 19 November 2020 Winning Author Douglas Stuart speaks on screen at The 2020 Booker Prize Awards Ceremony, broadcast in partnership with the BBC, at the Roundhouse in London.