New Zealand Post Book Awards

After a 12-month hiatus, the country’s premier book awards will return in 2016 with a new structure, a new judging process and a significant, annual fiction prize of $50,000.  &
Entries open today for the nation’s most prestigious book awards: the 2014 New Zealand Post Book Awards and the 2014 New Zealand Post Children’s Book Awards. Publishers are invited
The Big Music by Kirsty Gunn – this year’s top book at the New Zealand Post Book Awards - is a novel the judges say is “as big as the music at its heart”. The book is a