Book Awards

Singing Home the Whale wins Book of the Year Award

Congratulations to Mandy Hager, winner of the 2015 Margaret Mahy Book of the Year at the New Zealand Book Awards for Children and Young Adults, for her excellent YA novel Singing Home the Whale.

The Chimes Nominated for Man Booker Prize 2015

It's great to see another New Zealand novel make the longlist for the prestigious Man Booker Prize!

In 2015 it is the turn of Anna Smaill and her debut novel The Chimes.


NZ Post Book Awards for Children & Young Adults

2014 Winners

Vasanti Unka "The Boring Book" won the Picture Book category. It can't be that boring as it also won the prestigious New Zealand Post Margaret Mahy Book of the Year! 

Congratulations to the winners, indeed all the finalists.


International Book Awards

Some of the major book awards are listed below.

New Zealand Book Awards

Who won that prize...? 

Links to Literary Awards and Writer's Residency information in New Zealand.

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