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Man Booker Prize 2014 news

12th December 2013

AC Grayling is to chair the first Man Booker Prize judges panel under new rules admitting US authors. There will also be an additional judge to cope with influx of writers as the prize is now open to authors across the world writing in English.


Other members of the panel include Professor of American Literature at the University of East Anglia, Sarah Churchwell, Jonathan Bate, Oxford Professor of English Literature and biographer; Dr Daniel Glaser, neuroscientist and cultural commentator; Erica Wagner an American critic and Dr Alastair Niven, former Director of Literature at the British Council and at the Arts Council. 


The longlist will be announced in July, the shortlist in September and the winner in October.