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CLNZ Writers' Award

Applications for the 2017 Writers' Award are now closed.

Thank you to everyone that has entered. We will be in touch soon.

The $25,000 CLNZ Writers’ Award is one of the investments made through CLNZ’s Cultural Fund. The Writers’ Award is offered to writers of any genre of non-fiction, including writers of education material. The Award enables successful applicants to devote time to a specific writing project.


2017 CLNZ Writers' Awards

Guidelines for Applicants | View here >> (pdf)

Terms and Conditions | View here >> (pdf)

Note: Applications are now closed.


2016 CLNZ Writers' Awards

The winner of the 2016 award was announced at the New Zealand Society of Author’s National Writers Forum, held in Auckland on 17th September 2016.

Congratulations to Neville Peat on winning the 2016 Writers' Award for his project "The Invading Sea". Please see our news release for more details.