Award-winning Books and International Rights Sales

Mākaro Press books have won and been finalists for New Zealand book awards for both adults and children: Auē by Becky Manawatu, Entanglement by Bryan Walpert, Victory Park by Rachel Kerr, The Sound of Breaking Glass by Kirsten Warner, These Two Hands by Renée, A Slice of Heaven by Des O’Leary, Aukati by Michalia Arathimos, The Book of Hat by Harriet Rowland, The Discombobulated Life of Summer Rain by Julie Lamb, Lonesome When You Go by Saradha Koirala, Strip by Sue Wootton, Mr Clean & The Junkie by Jennifer Compton, Sylvie the Second by Kaeli Baker, The Red Suitcase by Jill Harris, and A Sense of More Than by Tony Michael Martin.

Our agent High Spot Literary sold the English Language Worldwide rights for Auē by Becky Manawatu to Scribe Publications in Australia (released in Australia and the US in March 2022, and the UK in August 2022). 

The following titles have been published in translation: Auē (France, Argentina, Turkey, Uruguay, Bulgaria), Daughters of Messene by Maggie Rainey-Smith (Greece), Strip by Sue Wootton (Bulgaria), The Sound of Breaking Glass by Kirsten Warner (Turkey), The Year of Falling (Bulgaria), The Ash, the Well and the Bluebell (Bulgaria) and The Book of Hat by Harriet Rowland (Turkey). 

Our agent is High Spot Literary, our Australian Distributors are John Reed Books and our New Zealand distributors are Bateman Books.