NZ Book Awards Winners Announced


By | May 17, 2017

The winners of the 2017 Ockham New Zealand Books Awards have been named at a ceremony as part of the Auckland Writers’ Festival. They are:

  • Acorn Foundation Fiction Prize – The Wish Child, by Catherine Chidgey.
  • Hubert Church Best First Book Award for Fiction – Black Ice Matter, by Gina Cole.
  • Jessie MacKay Best First Book Award for Poetry – Hera Lindsay Bird, by Hera Lindsay Bird.
  • E. H. McCormick Best First Book Award for General Non-Fiction – My Father’s Island, by Adam Dudding.

Bruce McKenzie Booksellers would like to extend our congratulations to all the winners.