RULES AND SUBMISSIONS FOR ENTERING THE MAN BOOKER PRIZES
THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE FOR FICTION
Submissions for the Man Booker Prize 2016 are now closed. You can download a copy of the rules here.
Download a copy of the rules and submission form for the Man Booker International Prize 2017 here.
note “work” means a novel or collection of short stories throughout
The English translation of any work in print or electronic format written originally in a language other than English and published in the UK by an imprint formally established in the UK (see 1b) below) is eligible. The imprint must publish a list of at least two contemporary literary fiction works by different authors each year. These two will not include a work by the publisher him/herself. If the publisher is a company, the two will not include the person who owns the majority shareholding or otherwise controls the company.
In determining whether the work is published in the UK by an imprint formally established in the UK it must comply with all of the following:
i) the imprint sells its list in pounds sterling and where sold in print its books are distributed through national (UK) retail outlets, and
ii) the imprint has its principal place of business in the UK and is subject to UK registration and regulation including the primary liability to pay tax in the UK on all of its trading activities as a publisher, and