Richard Hillary Competition

The winners of this year’s Richard Hillary Writing Competition have been announced by the President.

This year’s prize has been awarded jointly to Anna Hagen for ‘Akimbo’ and to Eleanor Roberts for ‘Penelope’. Charlotte Tosti received an Honourable Mention.

This annual creative writing competition was established in memory of Richard Hillary, member of Trinity College, a Battle of Britain pilot and author of The Last Enemy, which was a bestseller after the Second World War. The Richard Hillary Prize, worth £500 and open to all undergraduate and graduate students at Trinity, is awarded for pieces (verse or prose) not exceeding 3,000 words. This year’s competition was judged by Professor Elleke Boehmer, Professor of World Literature in English, Wolfson College, and by Dr Kantik Ghosh and Dr Stefano-Maria Evangelista, Fellows and Tutors in English at Trinity.

Posted: 25 May 2016

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