Anahera Press would like to extend warmest congratulations to our author Leilani Tamu, whose debut poetry collection The Art of Excavation has been long-listed for the Poetry Prize in the Ockham New Zealand Book Awards. Well done, Leilani, and congratulations also to the other long-listed titles! The short list will be announced on March 8th 2016. More information here.
Today at Anahera we are delighted to have received two nominations in the Ngā Kupu Ora Aotearoa Māori Book Awards 2014. Ben Brown has received a nomination in the Fiction category for Between the Kindling and the Blaze, and Kiri Piahana-Wong is nominated in the same category for her debut collection Night Swimming. We wish both our authors the best of luck! Winners will be announced next week. More info here.
Warm congratulations to Daren Kamali, author of Tales, Poems and Songs from the Underwater World, who has been awarded the Fulbright-Creative New Zealand Pacific Writer’s Residency. Daren takes up the Fulbright-CNZ residency at the University of Hawaii in August 2012, and will use the opportunity to work on his second book, Squid Out of Water.