Winner of the 2019 PSA/JPW Postgraduate Essay Prize

It is with great pleasure that we are able to announce the winner and runner-up of this year’s PSA/Journal of Postcolonial Writing PG Essay Prize.

The standard of the competition was extremely high again this year, and the judges were Rachel Farebrother, Rachael Gilmour, Stephen Morton, Alex Padamsee, and Kirk Sides. We would like to thank the judges for their excellent and time-consuming work.

The editors of JPW, Anastasia Valassopoulos and Sarah Lawson Welsh, would like to congratulate both the winner and the runner up for their excellent contributions, and to thank the judges for their astute and careful readings of all the submissions.

FIRST PRIZE: Bhagya Casaba Somashekar, Merton College, Oxford for ‘ “The Reign of Error”: Tropes of Exception in Shashi Tharoor’s The Great Indian Novel 

RUNNER UP: Kamil Lipiński, Adam Mickiewicz University for ‘The strata, narrative and space in Here and Elsewhere

Congratulations to both Bhagya and Kamil for their excellent achievements.

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