He calls it New Zealand's premiere literary award. The winning writer gets to stay at the Surrey Hotel in Auckland for a week, with a pizza allowance, a Sunday roast and 500 dollars.
We welcome back Steve Braunias for his annual announcement of the winner of the 2018 Surrey Hotel Steve Braunias Memorial Writers Residency Award in association with The Spinoff.
Third Equal: Naomi Arnold and Claire Bayliss
Second: Tracey Slaughter
The Winner: Megan Dunn