How to enter

    Entries are now open for the 2022 Ockham New Zealand Book Awards, for New Zealand books published between 1 January 2021 and 31 December 2021.

    There are two submission dates:

    For books published between 1 January and 31 August, submissions are now open until 5pm on Tuesday, 14 September.

    For books published between 1 September and 31 December, submissions will open on Wednesday, 15 September and close on Wednesday, 27 October.

    All entries need to be completed online, via this website. You can view the 2022 Call for Entries pack here.

    The 2022 Ockham New Zealand Book Awards ceremony will be held in Auckland in mid-May 2022, in collaboration with the Auckland Writers Festival.

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