Sep 16 2013
The Sunday Times reported yesterday that entries for the Man Booker Prize would be opened to American authors from 2014. Currently, the prize is only open to writers from the UK, Ireland and the Commonwealth (sovereign states that used to be part of the British colonies including Canada, Australia, New Zealand, India and South Africa.)
According to The Times, "the organisers increasingly believe that excluding writers from America is anachronistic. The Booker committee believes US writers must be allowed to compete to ensure the award's global reputation."
A spokesperson for the Man Booker prize said that information reported by The Sunday Times was "incomplete" and that details would be announced at a press conference to take place on September 18.
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