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Enter the Mackenzie, Rosie or Student Prize – it’s nomination time!



The Mackenzie

The Janet Mackenzie Medal (the Mackenzie) is open for nominations.

The Mackenzie is IPEd’s most prestigious award. It recognises the outstanding achievements and contributions of a current or past IPEd professional member to the editing profession, particularly in lifting standards and/or giving exemplary service to IPEd.

Nominations will be accepted until Monday, 31 October 2022.

More information is available on the Awards page of the IPEd website. Full details on eligibility, judging criteria, how to nominate and how to submit the nomination are available in the 2023 Nomination Instructions.



The Rosie

The Rosanne Fitzgibbon Editorial Award (the Rosie) is open for nominations.

The Rosie recognises excellence in editing, as demonstrated in one work, with testimony from the author, publisher and editor. The nomination can come from any of these parties. The winner receives a cash prize of A$4000.

The nominated work may be a published work of fiction or nonfiction in any genre, or another substantial body of work. It must have been published between 1 January 2021 and 21 October 2022.

The nominated editor will have demonstrated a commitment and dedication to their craft by supporting a writer to create the best publishing outcome.

Nominations are open until Friday, 21 October 2022. 

The Nomination Guidelines provide full eligibility details and judging criteria, and explain what you need to include in your nomination and how to submit it.



The IPEd Student Prize

The IPEd Student Prize opens for submissions on 12 September 2022.

The prize acknowledges excellent work by a student of editing and is open to any tertiary-level student enrolled in an editing or publishing program at a New Zealand or Australian tertiary institution. The prize is awarded annually for work completed as part of the student’s course that demonstrates editing skills or work that reflects on issues relevant to the editing profession.

The prize consists of:

  • $500
  • one IPEd membership (either associate or student) for one year
  • one subscription to the Macquarie dictionary for one year
  • one subscription to the Australian manual of style (AMOS) for one year
  • one copy of The editor’s companion, by Janet Mackenzie DE.

Entries close Sunday, 13 November 2022.

For more information, please check out the IPEd Student Award guidelines.