The Booker Prize is one of the most important prizes for English fiction today. It has a powerful hold on the publishing industry and drives global conversations about books and authors. 

Bhakti Shringapure, English Professor at University of Connecticut and founder of Radical Books Collective and Ainehi Edoro, also Professor of English and our Editor-in-Chief will meet up on Instagram to talk about the shortlisted books, two of which are African novels. 

They will also address the fascination with the prize and what its increasingly expanding influence tell us about the state of global literary culture. 

If you’re fans of the Booker and eager to talk about this year’s shortlist with fellow book lovers, stop by to join the conversation.

Date: October 27.

Time: 1PM New York | 6PM London

Venue: Instagram (@warscapes)