The winners of the Arthur Terry Postgraduate Essay Prize for 2013 have been announced. The jury, which was comprised of members of the BCLA Executive Committee, has evaluated twenty-seven entries from a range of institutions across the UK and awarded the following:
First prize: Daria Wallace (University College London), ‘Desired Endings: Questions of Mortality and Meaning in Apocalypse Fiction’.
Second prize: Nicola Thomas (University of Nottingham), ‘Space, Place and Time in Durs Grünbein’s Grauzone Morgens and John Ashbery’s Self-Portrait in a Convex Mirror‘.
Third prize: Sarah Riddick (University College London), ‘The Task of Telling: A Defence of Third Generation Holocaust Texts through Nathan Englander’s The Tumblers, Maus and See Under Love’.
In addition to prizes of £100, £50, and £30 respectively, the winners are also awarded with one-year free BCLA membership. We congratulate them all for their success.