Every fiction and nonfiction piece published in Headland is considered for our annual prizes, with the prize amount awarded annually.

 

Headland Prize

For the best story of the year. Winners:

2016: D. A. Hosek, ‘Our Lady of the Freeway’, Issue 6 (NZ$250)

2015: Kathryn van Beek, ‘Frangipani’, Issue 2 (NZ$200)

 

Frontier Prize

For the best story of the year by a previously unpublished author. Winners:

2016: Iona Winter, ‘The Lake’, Issue 6 (NZ$150)

2015: Caoimhe McKeogh, ‘Lemon’, Issue 4 (NZ$100)