The New Zealand Society of Authors (NZSA), in association with the Ashton Wylie Charitable Trust, is delighted to announce the seven finalists for the Ashton Wylie Charitable Trust Book Award.
The Book Award offers one of the largest monetary prizes for literature in the country with an award of $10,000 for a published work which embodies the mind, body, spirit genre.
Maggie Tarver, Chief Executive Officer for the NZSA, says the Book Awards always attracts an impressive number of entries and 2012 was no exception.
“The Ashton Wylie Charitable Trust Literature Awards attracts much interest from the literary community and we have received over 50 entries in the published book category,” says Ms Tarver.
The Book Award finalists are: