Prime Minister's Awards for Literary Achievement 2021

By Creative New Zealand | Posted: Monday July 5, 2021

There’s just over a week left to nominate an outstanding New Zealand writer for the 2021 Prime Minister’s Awards for Literary Achievement.

You can make a nomination in the genres of fiction, non-fiction, and poetry (please specify which category you are nominating a writer for). Each category winner is awarded $60,000.

Information on eligibility criteria and how to make a nomination can be found here:

Please remember to email your completed nomination form to before 1pm, Monday 12 July. For any enquiries about making a nomination please email

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