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Morva Croxson Prize for Emergent Writers 2020

Reminder Closing date: 1 December 2020

Music Therapy New Zealand invites postgraduate Music Therapy students and early career Music Therapists to submit an article of 3500-5000 words on a topic of relevance to the contemporary NZ Music Therapy profession, suitable for publication in the NZ Journal of Music Therapy.
Further info: https://www.musictherapy.org.nz/journal/

The Morva Croxson Prize acknowledges the lifetime achievement of one of New Zealand’s foremost Music Therapy pioneers. Music Therapy New Zealand invites postgraduate Music Therapy students and early career Music Therapists to submit an article of 3500-5000 words on a topic of relevance to the contemporary New Zealand Music Therapy profession.

1st Prize:      $500 cash prize, and one year’s free MThNZ membership.                                                                                     Editorial support to prepare the article for publication

2nd Prize:     $250 cash prize, and 50% discount on one year’s MThNZ membership.                                                              Editorial support to prepare the article for publication

Rules:          www.musictherapy.org.nz/journal or email: editormthnz@gmail.com

Closing date: 1st December 2020­­

2020 Judges

 1.   Dr Jeanette Tamplin (University of Melbourne, Australia)                                                                               2.  Claire Molyneux (Anglia Ruskin University, UK, and NZ RMTh)                                                                         3.  Dr Vini Olsen-Reeder (Victoria University of Wellington, NZ)

Note, additional judges will be sought for any entries written in te reo Māori.

Previous winners:

2019    1. Hazel Barrett         2. Emily Langlois Hunt   (Published in forthcoming NZJMT, 2020)

2017    1. Nolan Hodgson    2. Olly Lowery                (Published in NZJMT16, 2018)                                      

Writing Support

While entries must be the entrants’ original work, entrants are encouraged to share preliminary drafts with a critical friend – see Rule 2.3. NZ Registered Music Therapists interested in the role of critical friend are invited to read the Rules and then contact the NZJMT Editor.

Entries and inquiries: 

NZJMT Editor, Alison Talmage: editormthnz@gmail.com   

Any questions or concerns not resolved by the Editor may be addressed to:

MThNZ Executive Officer: info@musictherapy.org.nz  

or MThNZ Council Chair: chair@musictherapy.org.nz

Click here for the Morva Croxson info sheet and entry form.

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