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Booker Prize lives on with new sponsor

Mar 02, 2019 - The Straits Times (Singapore)

LONDON ยท Britain's most prestigious literary prize will revert to being known as the Booker Prize this year after securing a new sponsor, it announced on Thursday.

The annual award for novels, which has been known as the Man Booker since 2002, has struck a sponsorship deal with the charity Crankstart, the Booker Prize Foundation said.

Investment firm Man Group announced the end of its 18-year partnership with the prize, which honours writers from Englishspeaking countries whose wo...