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LIANZA Young Adult Award

The LIANZA Young Adult Award recognises a distinguished contribution to literature for children and young adults aged 13 and above, written by a New Zealand citizen or resident.  

Introduced in 2010, the Young Adult Award recognises the importance of fiction for young adults, and allows entries to be judged separately from junior fiction. It is sponsored by the Children’s Bookshop in Kilbirnie, Wellington. 

The winner of the 2015 Young Adult Award is Night Vision by Ella West.

Previous Recipients:

2014 - Dear Vincent

2013 - The Nature of Ash 2012 - Pyre of Queens 2011 - Fierce September 2010 - Banquo's Son


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