The winner of the Journal of Literature and Science and British Society for Literature and Science Essay Prize 2013 was announced publicly on May 23rd by the BSLS Chair, John Holmes.
The winner of the 2013 prize is Rachel Crossland for her essay titled “‘Multitudinous and Minute’: Early Twentieth-Century Scientific, Literary and Psychological Representations of the Mass”.
The judges also awarded an Honourable Mention to a second outstanding essay by Josie Gill titled “Science and Fiction in Zadie Smith’s White Teeth”
Both Rachel Crossland’s winning essay and Josie Gill’s essay will appear in one of the forthcoming issues of the Journal of Literature and Science.
See the BSLS website – www.bsls.ac.uk – for a citation on both essays.