2013 BNZ Literary Awards

Established in 1959! New Zealand’s most distinguished short story competition — for both aspiring and established writers — is back for its 54th year. The 2013 BNZ Literary Awards are now open until 30 June, giving you plenty of time to start writing something beautiful. Preferably with your eyes open:

E N T R Y   C A T E G O R I E S

BNZ Katherine Mansfield Award category — Enter now

The main award category – $10,000 prize money
Minimum length 1,000 words – maximum length 5,000 words

BNZ Novice Writer Award category — Enter now

For unpublished writers – $1,500 prize money
Minimum length 1,000 words – maximum length 3,000 words

BNZ Young Writer Award category — Enter now

For writers who are at secondary school – $1,500 for the student
and $2000 for the winner’s school
Minimum length 750 words – maximum length 2,000 words

BNZ Short Short Story Award category — Submit your entry via Facebook

A short story of a maximum of 150 words – $500 prize money.

M O R E   I N F O R M A T I O N

Visit the BNZ-Literary-Awards and The Auckland Writers & Readers Festival websites for more details. Enjoy writing and goodluck 😉

Winners will be announced in September 2013

~ by Fionnlagh on May 8, 2013.

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