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Winners Of MitoQ Best First Book Awards At Ockham New Zealand Book Awards 2021 Announced

Thursday, 13 May 2021, 9:24 am | Ockham Book Awards

The Ockham New Zealand Book Awards is a highly anticipated event on the annual arts calendar, and one category that continues to gain interest is the Best First Book Awards, sponsored by MitoQ. The Best First Book Awards recognise work of quality ... More >>

Ockham New Zealand Book Awards 2021 Winners’ Announcement

Thursday, 13 May 2021, 5:37 am | Ockham Book Awards

‘Knockout’ short story collection wins country’s richest writing prize Whanganui writer Airini Beautrais has won the $57,000 Jann Medlicott Acorn Prize for Fiction at the 2021 Ockham New Zealand Book Awards for her book Bug Week – the first person ... More >>

Ockham New Zealand Book Awards Finalists Reveal A Shift In New Zealand Writing And Publishing

Wednesday, 3 March 2021, 7:01 am | Ockham Book Awards

The shortlist for the 2021 Ockham New Zealand Book Awards, released today, is a dazzling reflection of the robust, innovative literature scene of Aotearoa New Zealand, revealing a deeper engagement with our culturally diverse society. In the Fiction ... More >>

Youth, Diversity And Vitality Reflected In Ockham New Zealand Book Awards Longlist

Thursday, 28 January 2021, 7:39 am | Ockham Book Awards

Books that explore issues of identity, domestic life, war, food, our natural world and our people are among the 40 works of poetry, prose and non-fiction longlisted for the 2021 Ockham New Zealand Book Awards announced today. The works, selected ... More >>

New Zealand’s Premier Book Awards’ Longlist Packs a Punch

Thursday, 30 January 2020, 9:24 am | Ockham Book Awards

The 40 books longlisted for the 2020 Ockham New Zealand Book Awards announced today are a wide-ranging and inspiring collection reflecting the diversity of contemporary Aotearoa and the excellence of our writers, artists and publishers. More >>

Judges Announced for 2020 Ockham New Zealand Book Awards

Thursday, 29 August 2019, 10:28 am | Ockham Book Awards

Award-winning writers and poets, former publishers, academics, long-standing booksellers and a well-known journalist are among the 12 people selected to judge the 2020 Ockham New Zealand Book Awards. More >>

‘Urgently Relevant’ Novel Wins NZ’s Richest Literary Award

Wednesday, 15 May 2019, 10:18 am | Ockham Book Awards

Dame Fiona Kidman has won this year’s $53,000 Acorn Foundation Fiction Prize at the Ockham New Zealand Book Awards for her novel, This Mortal Boy , a work described by the judges as ‘moving, memorable, authentic and urgently relevant to our times.’ More >>

2019 Ockham Finalists Explore Truth and Issues of Our Times

Wednesday, 6 March 2019, 9:47 am | Ockham Book Awards

Four of our best-known novelists – whose novels, appropriately for our times, explore what it means to tell the truth – are in the running for the country’s richest fiction writing prize with today’s Ockham New Zealand Book Awards finalist announcement. ... More >>

Ockham New Zealand Book Awards Winners Announcement

Wednesday, 16 May 2018, 9:04 am | Ockham Book Awards

A novel which judges say ‘will bring readers back from the dead’ has won the 2018 $50,000 Acorn Foundation Fiction Prize in the country’s premier book awards. More >>

2018 Ockham New Zealand Book Awards judges announced

Tuesday, 29 August 2017, 9:28 am | Ockham Book Awards

Prize-winning authors are among the twelve judges of the 2018 Ockham New Zealand Book Awards, joining journalists, academics and commentators charged with the task of selecting this country’s finest books of the year. More >>

 
 
 
 
 

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