Wednesday, 4 March 2020 2:54pm
Dr Jonathan West, author of The Face of Nature: An Environmental History of the Otago Peninsula (Otago University Press), has been named the Friends of the Hocken Collection Award winner for 2020.
The award of $10,000 is to assist towards the writing of Mirrors of the Land, a major history of New Zealand lakes.
Tuesday, 1 October 2019 11:34am
Wellington writer Tobias Buck and London based New Zealand writer Nina Mingya Powles are the joint winners of the 2019 Landfall Essay Prize. Each receive $1500 and a year’s subscription to Landfall. The winning entries will be published in Landfall 238, available in November 2019. Some 64 anonymous entries were received in this year’s competition, down on last year’s 91.
Wednesday, 15 May 2019 12:28pm
Hudson & Halls: The food of love by Joanne Drayton won the Royal Society Te Apārangi Award for General Non-fiction at the 2019 Ockham New Zealand Book Awards.
Monday, 6 May 2019 4:55pm
Landfall, New Zealand’s leading journal of arts and literature, is delighted to announce that the winner of the 2019 Charles Brasch Young Writers’ Essay Competition is seventeen-year-old Jack McConnell, whose essay is titled ‘The Taniwha, Moderation of Our Human Pursuits’.