Bettany Hughes will be chair of judges for the 2019 Man Booker International Prize

20th July 2018

Dr Bettany Hughes, (Ancient and Modern History, 1985), has been announced as the chair of judges for the 2019 Man Booker International Prize.

The judging panel also includes writer, translator and president of English PEN Maureen Freely; philosopher Professor Angie Hobbs FRSA; novelist and satirist Elnathan John; and essayist and novelist Pankaj Mishra. The 2019 judging panel will be looking for the best work of translated fiction, selected from entries published in the UK and Ireland between 1st May 2018 and 30th April 2019.

Many congratulations to Dr Hughes!