How to enter

Entries for the 2019 New Zealand Book Awards for Children and Young Adults are now closed.

The finalists for the 2019 Awards will be announced on Thursday 6 June 2019, and the winners will be announced at an awards ceremony to be held in Wellington on Wednesday 7 August 2019.

Any queries about the awards should be directed to the Awards Administrator at childrensawards@nzbookawards.org.nz.

If you would like to find out more about how to enter books to future awards, or to see if a book publishing later in 2019 or in 2020 will be eligible for the 2020 New Zealand Book Awards for Children and Young Adults, you can view the 2019 Call for Entries pack here.