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Man Asian Literary Prize WinnersThe Asian Literary Prize (formerly the Man Asian Literary Prize 2007-2012), is an annual literary award given to the best novel by an Asian writer, either written in English or translated into English, and published in the previous calendar year.
From 2007-2012, the Man Asian Literary Prize was sponsored by Man Group, title sponsor of the Man Booker Prize. It was announced in October 2012 that Man Group would no longer sponsor the prize after the 2012 winner was announced in 2013. The award was looking for a new sponsor and in the interim would be called the Asian Literary Prize.
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He finds in Guyana a faded colonial civilisation amidst a vast tropical paradise. In breathless prose often reminiscent of V. Amitav Ghosh India — River of Smoke. It not only presents a strong case for hybridity, but also a reminder of an earlier time when the East was ascendant. Please Look After Mother is her first work to be translated into English, following its monumental success in South Korea where it sold more than a million copies. A disquieting portrait of what can happen when ancient rituals and tradition are ignored in favour of modernity. Revered in his home country of China, Yan Lianke has been called one of the bravest writers working today as he often incurs the wrath of the Chinese authorities with his satirical, polemic novels.
Some would say that it takes a major international award to help a country write a new chapter in the literary arts. Those who think that way are looking over their shoulders at how Malaysian writers Tan Twan Eng and Tash Aw put writing from their country on the world map by winning major international prizes in the last 10 years, awards which also jacked up their book sales. Aw's most recent and third book, Five Star Billionaire, about immigration from Malaysia, was also longlisted for the Booker. We are starting to write books that deserve to be read and international recognition seems to be the only way to get a breakthrough in bookstores for Singapore literature. If you think a book will be read because it's brilliant, that's rubbish You have to cultivate contacts and critics, be plugged into the publishing scene. Writers need time and space.
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The Man, Asian Literary Prize was an annual literary award between and , given to the best novel by an Asian writer, either written in English or translated into English, and published in the previous calendar year. Entry forms are available from May. Submissions were made by the authors.