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Seven AUP books have been shortlisted in this year's PANZ New Zealand Book Design Awards.

We are thrilled to see so many of our designers recognised for their dedicated work. Congratulations to all the authors, designers and production teams behind this year's shortlisted books.

Here are the shortlisted AUP books: 

Environmental Politics and Policy in Aotearoa New Zealand
edited by Maria Bargh and Julie L MacArthur

Cover design by Kalee Jackson, Studio Kalee Jackson, and internal design by Amy Tansell, WordsAlive

Shortlisted for Best Education Book or Series  Secondary/Tertiary


Needles and Plastic: Flying Nun Records, 1981–1988 
by Matthew Goody

Design by Gideon Keith, Seven

Shortlisted for Best Illustrated Book


A Fire in the Belly of Hineāmaru: A Collection of Narratives about Te Tai Tokerau Tūpuna and Ka Ngangana Tonu a Hineāmaru: He Kōrero Tuku Iho nō Te Tai Tokerau 
by Melinda Webber and Te Kapua O'Connor, translated by Quinton Hita

Design by Duncan Munro, Lucky Stairs Studio, with custom cover art by Shane Cotton

Shortlisted for Best Non Illustrated Book


Actions & Travels: How Poetry Works 
by Anna Jackson

Design by Katie Kerr, Studio Katie Kerr

Shortlisted for Best Non Illustrated Book and Best Typography


House & Contents 
by Gregory O'Brien

Design by Keely O'Shannessy

Shortlisted for Best Non-Illustrated Book


Super Model Minority 
by Chris Tse

Design by Greg Simpson

Shortlisted for Best Non-Illustrated Book


Jumping Sundays: The Rise and Fall of the Counterculture in Aotearoa New Zealand 
by Nick Bollinger

Design by Alan Deare, Area Design

Shortlisted for Best Cover


For more information about the awards and to see the complete shortlist, visit the PANZ Book Design website.