Professor David Parker, chair of the Man Asian Literary Prize's board of directors, says its mission is to bring the best of Asian literature to the world, and that includes Asia.
Man Asian Literary Prize
The Man Asian Literary Prize, founded in 2007, is an annual literary award of US$ 30,000 given to the best novel by an Asian writer, either written in English or translated into English. Founded in 1783, the Man Group is the world's largest publicly traded hedge-fund manager, and also sponsors the prestigious Man Booker Prize. The Man group withdrew funding support for the Asian literary prize in 2012.
Tan Twan Eng knows all there is to know about Japanese gardens, can tell you all about Boer war postmarks, and he's even something of an expert on tattoos.
Tan Twan Eng has won the prestigious Man Asian Literary Prize for The Garden of Evening Mists, a novel that takes place in the aftermath of the Japanese occupation of Malaysia.
Asia's most prestigious literary prize is presented at a glittering ceremony in Hong Kong, as its principal sponsor prepares to bow out. Among the top contenders for the Man Asia Literary Prize...
The Man Asian Literary Prize has grown in stature since it began in 2007, with some classing it as the "Asian Booker".
The debut novel of an Indian poet and writer, who was educated in Hong Kong, is one of five works chosen for the 2012 Man Asian Literary Prize shortlist.
Under executive director David Parker, the Man Asian Literary Prize has evolved into the most sought-after award of its kind in the region.
Asia's top literary award received a huge blow after it was announced that its title sponsor will withdraw its funding this year. The Man Asian Literary Prize, awarded by a Hong Kong-based...
An unprecedented seven books were unveiled yesterday evening for the shortlist of the prestigious Man Asian Literary Prize 2011, after the judges said that the literary quality coming out of Asia...
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The influence of Chinese arts and culture is felt around the world, the endowment of a long history of creativity. However, politics at certain junctures in imperial times and more recently under...