Monday 4 February 2019 10:46am
The Ockham New Zealand Book Awards – now into its 51st year – yesterday named 40 long-listed titles across four categories: fiction, general non-fiction, illustrated non-fiction and poetry.
Two Dunedin authors are in the running for the Acorn Foundation Fiction Prize, which comes with a cheque for $50,000.
Majella Cullinane's debut novel The Life of De'Ath and Vincent O'Sullivan's book All This by Chance have been long-listed. Majella is a Creative Writing PhD candidate in the Centre for Irish and Scottish Studies (CISS) and Vincent is an Associate Member of CISS.