Meet the International Booker Prize 2021 shortlist in a virtual celebration, featuring readings from this year’s selected authors and translators.
The International Booker Prize rewards the best work of fiction translated into English from another language, aiming to encourage more reading of quality works of imagination from all over the world. Join the shortlisted authors and translators for readings in both English and the books’ original languages.
The event is chaired by British writer, editor and podcaster Derek Owusu, whose 2019 debut novel That Reminds Me won the Desmond Elliott Prize. The winner is announced on Wednesday 2 June.
The 2021 International Booker Prize judging panel is chaired by Lucy Hughes-Hallett and consists of Aida Edemariam, Neel Mukherjee, Olivette Otele and George Szirtes.
Available from 7.30pm on Sun 30 May and for seven days on demand.
Ticket price: £7.50
Book Tickets: southbankcentre.co.uk/whats-on
See our Things to do listings for all the events happening in Chiswick:
Support The Chiswick Calendar
The Chiswick Calendar CIC is a community resource. We publish a weekly newsletter and update the website with local news and information daily. We are editorially independent.
Please support us by buying us the equivalent of a monthly cup of coffee (or more, if you insist). Click here to support us.
To subscribe to the weekly newsletter, go here.