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2016 Ockham New Zealand Book Awards Longlist

Across the ditch in New Zealand, the 2016 Ockham New Zealand Book Awards longlist has been announced.  This is actually the first time they’ve announced the longlist, and they’re doing it because it provides publicity and recognition of a wider group of authors.  824 more words

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The Hut Builder, by Laurence Fearnley

The Hut Builder by New Zealand author Laurence Fearnley was the July choice for the ANZ LitLovers online reading group: the novel was the 2011 winner of the NZ Post Fiction Award, and is her eighth book. 1,019 more words


Australian and New Zealand authors on the IMPAC Longlist 2012

The longlist for the 2012 IMPAC has been announced.  I hope I haven’t missed any Aussies or Kiwis in the lists below – let me know in Comments if I have… 118 more words


2011 New Zealand Post Book Awards shortlists

Thanks to Liz West at Penguin NZ, here are the shortlists for the 2011 NZ Post Awards:


  • The Hut Builder by Laurence Fearnley (Penguin Group NZ)  
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