The deadline for the Journal of Literature and Science and British Society for Literature and Science Essay Prize for postgraduate and early career researchers closed on April 1, 2013. There were a high number of submissions, ranging across all periods of literary and scientific history.
The JLS can now announce that the judges for the essay prize will be:
Professor Martin Willis (JLS Editor)
Professor Sharon Ruston (JLS Advisory Board Member)
Dr John Holmes (Chair of the BSLS)
Professor Peter Middleton (BSLS Executive Committee Member)
Judging will take place throughout April and early May 2013, with the winner announced in late May.
The winning essay will be published in the JLS near the end of 2013 or in the first part of the 2014 volume.