Inangahua Gold by Kathleen Gallagher has been shortlisted for the NZSA Canterbury Branch Annual Heritage Book and Writing Awards 2019.
The standard this year is exceptionally high. NZSA Canterbury received 69 Heritage Book entries and 30 Writing - short prose and poetry - entries. The judges this year are Paddy Richardson, Stevan Eldred-Grigg, Paul Maunder and Te Awhina Arahanga. The short lists for the fiction, nonfiction NZ Heritage Books, short prose and poetry NZ Heritage Writing awards were be announced on 1 October 2019 with the Awards Ceremony on the 24 October.
The NZ Heritage Book Awards Ceremony will be held on Thursday 24 October 2019 7 – 9pm at St Michael and All Angels 99 Oxford Tce. Come and listen to the winning writers read their work and hear the reports of the judges.