Booker Prize jury members to take part in Mathrubhumi Festival of Letters


Booker Prize judging panel chairperson Margaret Busby and jury member Lemn Sissay will be leading various sessions at MBIFL.

Margaret Busby, Lemn Sissay (Photo: Wikimedia Commons)

Thiruvananthapuram: The jury members of the prestigious Booker Prize will also be part of the third edition of Mathrubhumi International Festival of Letters (MBIFL 2020) to be held at Kanakakkunnu here from January 30 to February 2.

Booker Prize judging panel chairperson Margaret Busby and jury member Lemn Sissay will be leading various sessions at MBIFL.

Editor, literary critic and publisher Margaret Busby is the first black woman publisher in Britain. She has numerous readers all over the world.

Lemn Sissay is the chancellor of Manchester University and was the official poet of London Olympics in 2012. He is also the winner of 2019 PEN Pinter Prize.

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