The rules and eligibility criteria for the 2019 JCB Prize for Literature are available here.

Key dates

Entries open 1st March 2019
Deadline for entries 30th April 2019
Deadline for call-in nominations 31st May 2019
Submission of final information 31st July 2019
Announcement of longlist (of ten) 4th September 2019
Announcement of shortlist (of five) 4th October 2019
Awards ceremony 2nd November 2019