How to enter

    Online submissions for the 2022 Ockham New Zealand Book Awards, for New Zealand books published between 1 January 2021 and 31 December 2021, have now closed.

    Any queries about entries for the 2022 Ockham New Zealand Book Awards should be directed to the Awards Administrator: awards@nzbookawards.org.nz

    The 2022 longlist will be announced on 27 January 2022 and the shortlist on 2 March. The 2022 Ockham New Zealand Book Awards ceremony will be held in Auckland mid-May, in collaboration with the Auckland Writers Festival.

    If you would like to find out more about how to enter books to future awards, or to see if a book publishing in 2022 will be eligible for the 2023 Ockham New Zealand Book Awards, you can view the 2022 Call for Entries pack here.