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Announcing the 2023 Text Prize shortlist

Six manuscripts have been shortlisted for the 2023 $10,000 Text Prize. The recipient of the Steph Bowe Mentorship will also be chosen from the shortlist, and both winners will be announced on 19 June.

June New Books

This month, we’re delighted to introduce you to a dazzling range of new books.

Vale Mark Raphael Baker

Vale Mark Raphael Baker (1959 – 2023)

2023 Michael Gifkins Prize Shortlist Announced

Text Publishing and the New Zealand Society of Authors Te Puni Kaituhi o Aotearoa (PEN NZ Inc) are thrilled to announce the shortlist for the 2023 Michael Gifkins Prize for an Unpublished Novel.

Text is Looking for a Publicist!

Text is looking for a full-time Publicist or Senior Publicist, depending on industry experience, to join its energetic, highly effective publicity team...

May New Books

As we move further into the year, you MAY want to try one of our wonderful new books...

April New Books and Giveaway

We’ve got a veritable Easter basketload of brand-new books to enjoy in April...

2023 Boundless Mentorship

Wiradjuri writer and filmmaker Edoardo Crismani wins the 2023 Boundless Mentorship, to be mentored by Tara June Winch.

March New Books and Giveaway

It’s a month of families, mysteries, big dreams and brilliant careers. 

February New Books and Giveaway

It’s February (already!) and that means a stack of brand-new books from Text...


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