This prize is open to writers holding New Zealand citizenship or who are permanent residents of New Zealand, and, thanks to a generous financial commitment from the late Michael Gifkins’ family, the winner will receive a contract for world rights from Text, and an advance of NZ$10,000. Deadline: Midnight, 31 October. The prize is administered by the New Zealand Society of Authors (PEN NZ Inc). Entry forms and terms and conditions.

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

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