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Manuscript submissions:
Hachette New Zealand is always looking for the opportunity to publish great stories. Due to the high number of submissions we have received to date, we currently are not accepting manuscripts. Please note we cannot offer editorial reads or provide feedback on your manuscript.

We are planning on re-opening submissions soon, however, in the meantime, the below places are fantastic starting points:

NZ Society of Authors

Creative Writing Classes

NZ Literary Agents

See more New Zealand publishers

Illustration submissions:

We are always interested in hearing from new illustrators who are based in New Zealand.

If you would like to submit your illustration portfolio, please send a link to your website or a PDF of up to 10MB to

Please note that we will only contact you should we have a suitable project for you at some time in the future.

For further places to look:

• If you are previously unpublished, consider entering the Storylines Gavin Bishop Award

• Talk to an Illustration agent, such as Sandra Morris