2019 New Zealand Book Awards for Children and Young Adults, for New Zealand books published between 1 April 2018 and 31 March 2019.
Please note that there are two submission deadlines. You are asked to send your entries in these two tranches for ease of sending to the judges.
- For books published between 1 April 2018 and 30 November 2018, submissions open on Thursday 22 November, and will close at 5pm on Thursday 13 December 2018
- For books published between 1 December 2018 and 31 March 2019, submissions open on 14 December and will close at 5pm on Friday 22 February 2019
For books in the second tranche, bound page proofs will be accepted where books are not yet printed; finished books must arrive with the Awards Administrator by 5pm on Friday 29 March 2019.
Click here to download the 2019 Call for Entries Pack. Please read this carefully before completing the entry form.
All entries must be completed online. The entry form will go live on 22 November.
The finalists for the 2019 Awards will be announced on Thursday 6 June 2019, and the winners will be announced at an awards ceremony to be held in Wellington in early August 2019.
Any queries about the Awards should be directed to the Awards Administrator at firstname.lastname@example.org.