Applications for The CLNZ | NZSA Writers’ Award Open

The Copyright Licensing New Zealand and the New Zealand Society of Authors Te Puni Kaituhi O Aotearoa Writers’ Award of $25,000 is one of the highest non-fiction prizes in New Zealand literature, and is now open for applications.

The award was established to provide financial support for writers wishing to devote time to a specific project, and to cover reasonable research expenses relating to it. Writers with work in a broad range of non-fiction genres, including educational works, can apply.

To apply

First: Read the CLNZ | NZSA Writers’ Award Guidelines

Then: Fill in the CLNZ | NZSA Writers’ Award Application Form

Applications must be completed online by 4pm on Wednesday 29 June 2022.

More information on the award can be found here.