The Man Asian Literary Prize was founded in 2007. It is an annual literary award given to the best novel by an Asian writer, either written in English or translated into English, and published in the previous calendar year. The judges choose a longlist of 10 to 15 titles announced in December, followed by a shortlist of 5 to 6 titles announced in January, and a winner is awarded in March. The winning author is awarded USD 30,000 and the translator (if any) USD 5,000. Submissions are invited through publishers based in any country.
David Parker, Executive Director
Justin Hill, Director
David Huddart, Director
Christopher Hutton, Director
Julia Kuehn, Director
Conita Leung, Director
Stephen McCarty, Director
Marina Ma, Prize Manager
Homi K Bhabha
Rt Hon Adrienne Clarkson
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