Saturday, 11 May 2019
The winners of the 2019 OCKHAM NEW ZEALAND BOOK AWARDS will be announced on Tuesday 14 May. In the lead-up, you have been able to indicate your preferred (or most likely) category winners using the VOLUME OCKHAMETER (and Acornometer).
The books chosen by you as the winners are: The Acorn Foundation Fiction Prize: The Cage by Lloyd Jones (Penguin Books). The Peter and Mary Biggs Award for Poetry: Poūkahangatus by Tayi Tibble (Victoria University Press). The Illustrated Non-Fiction Award: Birdstories by Geoff Norman (Potton & Burton). The Royal Society Te Apārangi Award for General Non-Fiction: Memory Pieces by Maurice Gee (Victoria University Press). >>See how close the voting was in each category. The winner of a copy of each of Tuesday's official category winners (courtesy of the publishers) is Jennifer McKay. Many thanks to everyone who used the Ockhameter (and Acornometer).