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Booker Prize Shortlist: Four writers of colour among the six authors: absence of British authors: Watch announcement here by Chair of Judges Margaret Busby

Booker Prize Shortlist: Four writers of colour among the six authors: absence of British authors: Watch announcement here by Chair of Judges Margaret Busby

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With four writers out of it’s six authors the shortlisted this years Booker Prize, announced on Tuesday, has to the be most diverse line-up since the prize’ began. Diane Cook, Avni Doshi, Douglas Stuart and Brandon Taylor are the four debut novelist who are up against acclaimed Zimbabwean writer  Tsitsi Dangarembga, and the Ethiopian-American Maaza Mengiste for the £50,000 award. This year no British writers were selected for the shortlist.


The 2020 shortlist is: