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THE BOOKER RIDE: Eleanor Catton, Bernardine Evaristo, Shehan Karunatilaka (2023)

It’s the Oscars of the writing world – winning the Booker Prize supercharges a writer’s career, immediately lifts sales, multiplies overseas deals and opens up opportunities all around the world. But what does this kind of superstardom feel like for the writer on the inside? Three Booker Prize winners, Eleanor Catton, Bernardine Evaristo and Shehan Karunatilaka share their experience of being awarded the world’s most esteemed literary prize with broadcaster and author Karyn Hay.

Supported by the British Council and Asia New Zealand Foundation / Te Whītau Tūhono.