Submissions are now open for the Allen & Unwin NZ Commercial Fiction Prize 2023! If you’ve been working on a novel, here’s your chance to work with one of the best publishers in NZ and a publishing contract with an advance against royalties of $NZD 10,000. The Allen & Unwin NZ Commercial Fiction Prize has been created to support New Zealand writers and to give our readers fantastic, home-grown stories that resonate. The competition will be open to all unpublished full-length commercial fiction manuscripts between 70,000 and 100,000 words in length written by New Zealand citizens and residents. Both debut writers and already-published writers will be eligible to enter. Entries close 31 March 2023. Full entry details see here


'I want you to think about what you would like to see at the heart of your national literature ' - Tina Makereti

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