How to enter

      Entries are now open for the 2020 Ockham New Zealand Book Awards, for New Zealand books published between 1 January 2019 and 31 December 2019.

      There are two submission dates:

      · For books published between 1 January and 31 August, submissions are now open until 5pm on Monday, 9 September.

      · For books published between 1 September and 31 December, submissions will open on Tuesday, 10 September and close on Wednesday, 23 October.

      All entries need to be completed online, via this website. You can view the 2020 Call for Entries pack here.

      The 2020 Ockham New Zealand Book Awards ceremony will be held in Auckland on 12 May 2020, in collaboration with the Auckland Writers Festival.

      Any further queries should be directed to the Awards Administrator: awards@nzbookawards.org.nz