Creative Work

Ockham Shortlist 2019: All This by Chance by Vincent O’Sullivan

Ockham 2019

An excerpt from the novel shortlisted for this year’s Acorn Foundation Fiction Prize at the Ockham New Zealand Book Awards. 


Ockham Shortlist 2019: Memory Pieces by Maurice Gee

Ockham 2019

An excerpt from the memoir shortlisted for this year’s Royal Society Te Apārangi Award for General Non Fiction at the Ockham New Zealand Book Awards. 


Ockham Winner 2019: This Mortal Boy by Fiona Kidman

Ockham 2019

An excerpt from the novel shortlisted for this year’s Acorn Foundation Fiction Prize at the Ockham New Zealand Book Awards. 


Ockham Shortlist 2019: The New Ships by Kate Duignan

Ockham 2019

An excerpt from the novel shortlisted for this year’s Acorn Foundation Fiction Prize at the Ockham New Zealand Book Awards. 


Ockham Winner 2019: Are Friends Electric? by Helen Heath

Ockham 2019

A poem from the winner of this year’s Mary and Peter Biggs Award for Poetry at the Ockham New Zealand Book Awards. 


Ockham Shortlist 2019: The Facts by Therese Lloyd

Ockham 2019

A poem from the collection shortlisted for this year’s Mary and Peter Biggs Award for Poetry at the Ockham New Zealand Book Awards. 


Ockham Shortlist 2019: The Cage by Lloyd Jones

Ockham 2019

An excerpt from the novel shortlisted for this year’s Acorn Foundation Fiction Prize at the Ockham New Zealand Book Awards. 


50 Years of NZ Book Awards: Patricia Grace

50 years of Book Awards

Winning words: Patricia Grace’s ‘Potiki’


50 Years of NZ Book Awards: Paula Morris

50 years of Book Awards

Winning words: Paula Morris’s ‘Rangatira’


'...we were there as faith-based writers, as believers in the mana of Oceania...' - David Eggleton

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