Martin Edmond wins New Zealand Prime Minister’s Award for Literary Achievement

Congratulations are in order for Martin Edmond, who has been awarded the nonfiction prize at the 2013 NZ Prime Minister’s Awards for Literary Achievement in recognition of his overall 'outstanding contribution to New Zealand literature’.

Martin's forthcoming book is a dual biography of painters Rex Battarbee and Albert Namatjira, which he completed as part of his Doctorate of Creative Arts at the University of Western Sydney, and will be published by Giramondo in 2014.