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Advisory Committee

The Booker Prize Foundation Advisory Committee, which advises on any changes to the rules and on the selection of the judges, represents all aspects of the book world. Its members are:


·         Jonty Claypole – Head of Arts, BBC

·         James Daunt – Managing Director of Waterstones

·         Jonathan Douglas – Director of the National Literacy Trust

·         Adam Freudenheim – publisher, Pushkin Press

·         Peter Kemp – Chief Fiction Reviewer, The Sunday Times

·         Rosanna Konarzewski – Global head of Communications and Marketing, Man Group

·         Fiammetta Rocco – chief culture writer, The Economist and 1843 (Man Booker International Prize Administrator)

·         Michal Shavit - publishing director, Jonathan Cape

·         Eve Smith – Secretary, The Booker Prize Foundation

·         Boyd Tonkin - Writer and Critic

·         Helen Williams – Legal Counsel of Booker Group plc

·         Gaby Wood – Literary Director, The Booker Prize Foundation