Winners of the Arthur Terry Postgraduate Essay Prize 2013

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 TumblersMaus 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.