2018 Ockham New Zealand Book Awards

Saturday 19 May 2018

Congratulations to Pip Adam for winning the Acorn Foundation Fiction Prize for her revelatory novel, The New Animals.  The New Animals will challenge your imagination and keep your mind reeling well after you have finished reading it.

The Ockham New Zealand Book Awards has a long and interesting history and has had many great literary entries.  Their website has a list of past winners and previous longlists as well as a look into their history.

Related Links:

List of 2018 winners:

Award Title Author Publisher
Acorn Foundation Fiction Prize The New Animals Pip Adam Victoria University Press
Poetry Award Night Horse Elizabeth Smither Auckland University Press
Illustrated Non-Fiction Award Tuai: A Traveller in Two Worlds Alison Jones and Kuni Kaa Jenkins Bridget Williams Books
Royal Society Te Apārangi Award for General Non-Fiction Driving to Treblinka: A Long Search for a Lost Father Diana Wichtel Awa Press
Hubert Church Best First Book Award for Fiction Baby Annaleese Jochems Victoria University Press
Jessie MacKay Best First Book Award for Poetry Fully Clothed and so Forgetful Hannah Mettner Victoria University Press
Judith Binney Best First Book Award for Illustrated Non-Fiction Caves: Exploring New Zealand's Subterranean Wilderness Marcus Thomas and Neil Silverwood Whio Publishing
E.H. McCormick Best First Book Award for General Non-Fiction Driving to Treblinka: A Long Search for a Lost Father Diana Wichtel Awa Press

 

 

www.tasman.govt.nz newzealand.govt.nz