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International Booker Prize 2022: Shortlist, Longlist, Winner Announcement Date, Judges, Predictions, Prize Money

International Booker Prize 2022: Shortlist, Longlist, Winner Announcement Date, Judges, Predictions, Prize Money

The longlist and shortlist for International Booker Prize 2022 have been announced separately and results will also be announced soon, know the predictions for the winner

Formerly known as the Man Booker International Prize, the International Booker Prize is an international literary prize held in the United Kingdom. In June 2004, the International Prize was launched as an alternative to the Man Booker Prize.

From 2005 to 2015, the prize was granted every two years to a living author of any country for a piece of work published in English or widely available in English translation, and it was sponsored by the Man Group.

International Booker Prize 2022: Shortlist, Longlist, Winner Announcement Date, Judges, Predictions And Prize Money

It was given to an author in honour of his or her “continued creativity, development, and overall contribution to fiction on the world stage,” rather than a single title.

Now the longlist and shortlist for International Booker Prize were announced recently. The award was presented by Booker Prize Foundation. Here’s what we know about it:

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The longlist was revealed on 10th March 2022 at One Marylebone in London., the shortlist on 7th April 2022 at The London Book Fair, and the winner will be announced on 26th May 2022, at a ceremony at One Marylebone in London.

Shortlist

  • Cursed Bunny (저주토끼): Written by Bora Chung, translated from Korean by Anton Hur and published by Honford Star.
  • A New Name: Septology VI-VII (Eit nytt namn – Septologien VI-VII): Written by Jon Fosse, translated from Norwegian by Damion Searls and published by Fitzcarraldo Editions.
  • Heaven (ヘヴン): Written by Mieko Kawakami, translated from Japanese by Sam Bett and David Boyd and published by Picador.
  • Elena Knows (Elena sabe): Written by Claudia Piñeiro, translated from Spanish by Frances Riddle and published by Charco Press.
  • Tomb of Sand (रेत समाधि): Written by Geetanjali Shree, translated from Hindi by Daisy Rockwell and published by Tilted Axis Press.
  • The Books of Jacob (Księgi Jakubowe): Written by Olga Tokarczuk, translated from Polish by Jennifer Croft and published by Fitzcarraldo Editions.

Longlist

  • After the Sun (Efter solen): Written by Jonas Eika, translated from Danish by Sherilyn Hellberg and published by Lolli Editions.
  • More Than I Love My Life (אתי החיים משחק הרבה): Written by David Grossman, translated from Hebrew by Jessica Cohen and published by Jonathan Cape.
  • The Book of Mother (Fugitive parce que Reine): Written by Violaine Huisman, translated from French by Leslie Camhi and published by Scribner.
  • Paradais (Páradais): Written by Fernanda Melchor, translated from Spanish by Sophie Hughes and published by Fitzcarraldo Editions,
  • Love in the Big City (대도시의 사랑법): Written by Sang Young Park, translated from Korean by Anton Hur and published by Tilted Axis Press.
  • Happy Stories, Mostly (Cerita-cerita Bahagia, Hampir Seluruhnya): Written by Norman Erikson Pasaribu, translated from Indonesian by Tiffany Tsao and published by Tilted Axis Press.
  • Phenotypes (Marrom e Amarelo): Written by Paulo Scott, translated from Portuguese by Daniel Hahn and published by And Other Stories.

International Booker Prize 2022 Judges

Frank Wynne (chair), Merve Emre, Petina Gappah, Viv Groskop, and Jeremy Tiang will judge the International Booker Prize in 2022. For predictions, you can head here.

International Booker Prize 2022 Prize Money Pool

The prize honours the greatest works of fiction from all over the globe that has been translated into English and published in the United Kingdom or Ireland. The ultimate award of £50,000 (about $84,540 Cdn) is split evenly between the writer and the translator.

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