Saturday, July 30, 2016

Man Booker Prize Longlist Is A Disappointment For Diversity

 This year's Man Booker prize longlist comes as a major disappointment. Only three writers on the 13-strong list were people of colour: Madeleine Thien, Paul Beatty and Ottessa Moshfegh. The fact that all three of them are based in North America is a further disappointment, confirming the fears of many that allowing entries from the US would sideline BAME writers from the UK.

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