Two top books in running for award

CUP books

Inspiration for your Christmas stocking and holiday reading!

It’s a good news week for Canterbury  University Press and our authors.Two CUP books published this year have been longlisted for the 2017 Ockham NZ Book Awards:

New Zealand’s Rivers: An environmental history by Catherine Knight in the general non-fiction category


My Mother and the Hungarians, and other small fictions, amazing flash fiction by Frankie McMillan in the fiction category.

More good news

New Zealand’s Rivers: An environmental history by Catherine Knight  has been picked as one of the top 100 books of the year by The Listener magazine. See the whole list in issue 3992 of The Listener, out this week.

Frankie McMillan, author of two books for CUP, and a former recipient of the Ursula Bethell residency at UC,  has been awarded the Michael King residency.

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