2020 Mountain Book Competition – deadline

2020 Mountain Book Competition

Entry Procedures and Regulations

Open for entries – Enter HERE, with the last entries accepted on 30 March, 2020


Our MOUNTAIN BOOK COMPETITION will open for entries on January 1st 2020, with the last entries accepted on 30 March, 2020.

We are also looking for writers and publishers who would like to do book launches and talks at our Festival over June 26 to July 1 in Wanaka.

The NZ Mountain Book Festival is an exciting event, bringing the best adventure books written on the world’s remote places and extreme sports. The festival features; guest speakers, readings, seminars, book signings and launches. The Festival offers a wide spectrum of experiences for the adventure book-loving audience.

We bring their spirit of adventure, from around the world, to the alpine villages of Wanaka (June 26 to July 1) and Queenstown (2-4 July) in 2020.

The mountain book competition provides an opportunity for writers to showcase their work, receive merit and win cash prizes. We invite you to submit your book for consideration.

The theme is: Adventure Sports and Lifestyles. Please note that the subject matter criteria are extremely broad. There must be a link, however, with adventure sports or people, and also be set in the world’s mountains, lakes, rivers, oceans or skies. These adventure sports can include (but are not limited to) Mountain climbing, rock or ice climbing, tramping, trekking, caving, kayaking, canyoning, white water rafting, base jumping, and paragliding. As are entries which consider mountain culture or wild environments.


Open for entries – Enter HERE, with the last entries accepted on 30 March, 2020