The NZSA Laura Solomon Cuba Press Prize is an exciting new prize, which celebrates the life and work of the writer Laura Solomon. This prize will be judged within the criteria set by Laura Solomon, for new writing with a ‘unique and original vision’. Both published and unpublished writers are invited to enter completed manuscripts written across genres ie fiction, creative nonfiction, poetry, drama or children’s writing. The prize is open to writers holding New Zealand citizenship or who are permanent residents of New Zealand.

Applications are open from 9 October 2020 to 31 January 2021

The application form and  terms & conditions for the NZSA Laura Solomon Cuba Press Prize are available on the NZSA website,

'The thirty-five of us were in the country of dream-merchants, and strange things were bound to happen.' - Anne Kennedy

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