How to enter

      Online submissions for the 2020 Ockham New Zealand Book Awards, for New Zealand books published between 1 January 2019 and 31 December 2019, have now closed.

      Any queries about entries for the 2020 Ockham New Zealand Book Awards should be directed to the Awards Administrator: awards@nzbookawards.org.nz

      The 2020 longlist will be announced on 30 January 2020 and the shortlist on 4 March. The 2020 Ockham New Zealand Book Awards ceremony will be held in Auckland on 12 May 2020, in collaboration with the Auckland Writers Festival.