RWNZ MEMBER’S NALINI SINGH AND GUDRUN FRERICH MAKE THE LONG LIST IN THE NGAIO MARSH AWARDS
After a tough judging process in the strangest of years, we are stoked to reveal the longlist for the 2020 Ngaio Marsh Award for Best Novel. Kia ora rawa atu to all our fab entrants this year, and whakamihi to the terrific #yeahnoir storytellers who’ve made the longlist for our tenth anniversary season (11th season overall).
Play this short video to reveal this year’s longlist, along with some judges comments about each book.
The finalists for the 2020 Ngaios (in both the Best Novel and Best First Novel categories) will be announced later this year, with the authors celebrated and the winners revealed at a special event at the WORD Christchurch Festival to be held from 29 October to 1 November 2020.