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Jackson, Jones win Viva la Novella

Seizure has announced New Zealand authors Anna Jackson and Avi-Duckor Jones as the winners of this year’s Viva la Novella competition. They are the first New Zealanders in the competition’s six-year history to win.

Jackson’s ‘The Bed-Making Competition’ is an ‘intimate and witty look at the joys and strains of family life’, and Jones’ ‘Swim’ ‘is a vital, vivid work on facing the past while being daunted by the future’.

Both novellas will be published in September, and launched at three separate events in Wellington, Auckland and Sydney. For more information, click here.



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