2016 Ockham Book Awards

NZ-book-awards-trust_logo@2xCongratulations to the following winners of the 2016 Ockham Book Awards

coming-rainFICTION
THE ACORN FOUNDATION LITERARY AWARD
Coming Rain
Stephen Daisley
Text Publishing

 

 

Tangata WhenuaILLUSTRATED NON-FICTION
Tangata Whenua: An Illustrated History
Atholl Anderson, Judith Binney and Aroha Harris
Bridget Williams Books

 

 

9781869797263GENERAL NON-FICTION
Māori Boy: A Memoir of Childhood
Witi Ihimaera
Vintage

 

 

otago089185POETRY
The Conch Trumpet
David Eagleton
Otago University Press

 

 

Best First Book

invisible_mileTHE HUBERT CHURCH BEST FIRST BOOK AWARD FOR FICTION
The Invisible Mile
Victoria University Press

 

 

Te-Ara-PuoroTHE JUDITH BINNEY BEST FIRST BOOK AWARD FOR ILLUSTRATED NON-FICTION
Te Ara Puoro: A Journey into the World of Māori Music
Potton & Burton

 

 

bwb7668panguruandthecitycoverforweblowresawTHE E H MCCORMICK BEST FIRST BOOK AWARD FOR GENERAL NON-FICTION
Panguru and the City, Kāinga Tahi, Kāinga Rua: An Urban Migration History
Bridget Williams Books

 

 

HOW TO BE DEAD IN A YEAR OF SNAKESTHE JESSIE MACKAY BEST FIRST BOOK AWARD FOR POETRY
How to be Dead in a Year of Snakes
Auckland University Press

 

 

 

More information about the winners and the finalists can be found on the Awards website.

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