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Join the shortlisted authors live from the Southbank Centre.

Join the shortlisted authors live from the Southbank Centre.

This Sunday 13 October the six authors shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize for Fiction will come together for the first time in an evening of readings at the Queen Elizabeth Hall at London's Southbank Centre.

The sought-after event has already sold out but you can watch the evening’s proceedings on our live stream, which will be viewable on this page from 7.30pm on Sunday.

The event will be chaired by journalist and author Mark Lawson who will be taking questions from the audience, both in the auditorium and online.  If you have a question for one of the authors please send in advance to [email protected] or Tweet your questions during the event using the hashtag #manbookerlive.

If you aren’t able to join us live you’ll still have the chance to watch the evening as a full recording will be posted on Monday following the event.

The authors short-listed for the prize are:

We Need New Names - NoViolet Bulawayo
The Luminaries - Eleanor Catton
Harvest - Jim Crace
The Lowland - Jhumpa Lahiri
A Tale for the Time Being - Ruth Ozeki
The Testament of Mary - Colm Tóibín