Submission opportunity: BNZ literary awards

BNZ is putting out the call for New Zealand’s best published, novice, student and short story writers, as the BNZ Literary Awards entries open for 2014.

Prizes for each category are:
  • BNZ Katherine Mansfield Award – $10,000 prize money
  • BNZ Novice Writer Award, for unpublished writers – $1,500 prize money
  • BNZ Young Writer Award, for writers who are at secondary school – $1,500 for the student and $2000 for the winner’s school.
  • BNZ Short Short Story Award – $500 prize money
Entries are now open and close June 30, 2014. Applicants can enter the three main categories via BNZ’s website. Entries for the Short Short story can enter via the bank’s facebook page.