Man Asian Literary Prize is an annual award for an "Asian novel unpublished in English". The Prize was launched in 2007.
The objectives of the Asian Literary Prize are:
To bring exciting new Asian authors to the attention of the world literary community;
To facilitate publishing and translation of Asian literature in and into English; and
To highlight Asia's developing role in world literature.
The Prize was initiated by the Hong Kong International Literary Festival Limited with financial support from Man Group plc. It is administered by representatives from the Man Hong Kong International Literary Festival, the University of Hong Kong and the Chinese University of Hong Kong.