WATCH: The 2022 International Booker Prize Winner Ceremony
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The 2022 International Booker Prize winner ceremony takes place on Thursday, May 26, at One Marylebone in London. Watch the livestream event below, starting at 9.45pm BST / 4:45pm EST.
Jon Fosse, A New Name: Septology VI-VII, translated by Damion Searls
Geetanjali Shree, Tomb of Sand, translated by Daisy Rockwell
Bora Chung, Cursed Bunny, translated by Anton Hur
Claudia Piñeiro, Elena Knows, translated by Frances Riddle
Mieko Kawakami, Heaven, translated by Sam Bett and David Boyd
Olga Tokarczuk, The Books of Jacob, translated by Jennifer Croft>
The ceremony will be hosted by BBC presenter, Nikki Bedi, and will include a shortlist presentation featuring the 13 authors and translators, along with actors performing readings from the books.
The chair of judges, translator Frank Wynne, will present the awards live to the winning author and translator. This year’s judging panel includes Frank; author and academic Merve Emre; writer and lawyer Petina Gappah; writer, comedian and TV, radio and podcast presenter, Viv Groskop; and translator and author Jeremy Tiang.
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