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2019 Booker Prize Shortlist - Manchester

07 Oct 2019

7pm, Friday 11 October at the Cosmo Rodewald Concert Hall in the Martin Harris Centre

Booker Prize

Meet some of the authors of the 2019 Booker Prize for Fiction shortlist at this special event at Manchester Literature Festival. The Booker Prize is a byword for the finest literary fiction, with its canon containing some of the greatest writers since 1969, from Hilary Mantel and Kazuo Ishiguro to Marlon James and Anna Burns. A few days before the 2019 winner is unveiled on Monday 14 October, join this year’s shortlisted authors for an evening of readings and conversation around their novels. The 2019 Booker Prize for Fiction is chaired by Peter Florence and the judges are Afua Hirsch, Liz Calder, Xiaolu Guo and Joanna MacGregor. Presented by Manchester Literature Festival in partnership with the Centre for New Writing and Creative Manchester.

Doors open 6.30pm.

Hosted by Ellah Wakatama Allfrey.

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Price: £10/£8