NZ Margaret Mahy Illustration Prize shortlist announced
Hachette Aotearoa NZ and the Margaret Mahy estate have announced the shortlist for the Margaret Mahy Illustration Prize.
The shortlisted illustrators are:
- Elizabeth Knowles
- Tara Southgate
- Sarah Trolle
- Jessica Twohill
- Minrui Yang.
Established in 2019, the prize awards an unpublished illustrator a $1000 cash prize, $500 worth of Hachette books and the opportunity to publish with Hachette. The 2021 prize attracted over 250 expressions of interest to illustrate Mahy’s story There’s a King in the Cupboard. The winner of last year’s competition was Nelson-based artist Lily Emo.
For more information about the Margaret Mahy Illustration Prize, and to view the shortlisted illustrations, see the prize website.