Event Invitation: Announcement of winner for The Michael Gifkins Prize for an Unpublished Novel 2019 and launch of 2018 winner Ruby Porter's Attraction

16:00 pm
17:00 pm
Aotea Centre, Auckland Central
Queen St, Auckland

The prize, for an unpublished novel by a New Zealand writer, includes a life-changing publishing contract and a $10,000 advance. From nearly 100 submitted manuscripts a winner has been chosen. The New Zealand Society of Authors and Text Publishing will announce the winner at this event, as part of the Auckland Writers and Readers Festival. Wise and generous writer, agent and stalwart supporter of New Zealand Literature, Michael Gifkins is the inspiration behind a literary prize established in his name, funded by partner Ann Hatherly, son Andre Gifkins and Text Publishing, and administered by the New Zealand Society of Authors (PEN NZ Inc).