Man Booker Prize opens to US entries with new rule that limits the number of entries from each imprint

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Man Booker Prize opens to US entries with new rule that limits the number of entries from each imprint

Sep 19 2013

Publishers have welcomed the broadening of the Man Booker Prize to include U.S. entries, while remaining concerned about the limits placed on the number of titles they can enter.

The Man Booker organizers have compensated for increasing the number of eligible authors by reducing the number of entries from each imprint, from two to just one. But they have created a new rule that allows extra entries according to the number of longlistings a publisher has gained in the past five years.

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