Sunday, 13 May 2018
We are pleased to announce the results of the VOLUME OCKHAMETER (and Acornometer). We invited you to vote for your favourite short-listed books in the 2018 Ockham New Zealand Book Awards, books selected for their excellence. The winners will be announced on Tuesday 15th May. How similar will the results be to those generated by our Ockhameter? The VOLUME Ockhameter category winners: Poetry: The Yield by Sue Wootton (Otago University Press); Fiction (Acornometer): Sodden Downstream by Brannavan Gnanalingam (Lawrence & Gibson); Illustrated Non-Fiction: Tuai: A traveller in two worlds by Alison Jones and Kuni Kaa Jenkins (Bridget Williams Books); General Non-Fiction: Driving to Treblinka: A long search for a lost father by Diana Wichtel (Awa Press). Click here for the full Ockhameter results. The winner of the copy of each of the four eventual category winners is Mary Mottram. Many thanks to all entrants, and many thanks to all the publishers for supporting the Ockhameter.