The Booker Prize is awarded annually to the author of the best (in the opinion of the judges) eligible work of long-form fiction.
Submissions for the 2023 prize are managed by the in-house Booker Prize Foundation team. They open on Tuesday December 13 and deadlines for submissions are staggered between Monday January 30 and Monday June 5 2023.
Please read the full rules before completing a submission form, which include details of eligibility, deadlines, where to send print and PDF copies of books and where to direct any questions.
Eligible works must be published by a publishing house based in the UK or Ireland. Authors are not permitted to enter their own works. The work must be published in the UK or Ireland between 1 October 2022 and 30 September 2023.
There is a separate nomination form for call-ins, which can be found here
Please help the Booker Prize Foundation by providing as much information in the entry form as you can. While not all of the author personal data fields are marked as required, we ask for this information for use in any public statements we make about the prize, for example the longlist announcement. We will also share relevant information with media for their guidance at an appropriate time. Please ensure that you have the sufficient authority from the author to enable you to provide this information for this purpose. We will check any author pronouns are up to date before making any public announcements.
Should any information be made available to you during the prize process that is embargoed, the Booker Prize Foundation will do so on the basis this it must not be disclosed to any third party outside of your organisation and should be shared with anyone within your organisation on a strictly need-to-know basis, until the embargo date and time. By completing this entry form, you confirm that you/the publicist and/or editor accept responsibility to ensure the embargo is observed.
Please note: if you are submitting more than one book, please complete a new form for each book