Richard Hillary Writing Competition

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

This year’s prize has been awarded to Alec Fullerton for his short story ‘Delivery’. Imogen Edwards-Lawrence was awarded proxime accessit for her poems ‘Singularities’ and ‘Caeli Caederent’.

The judging panel was Elleke Boehmer, Professor of World Literature in English, Wolfson College, and Dr Kantik Ghosh and Dr Stefano-Maria Evangelista, Fellows and Tutors in English at Trinity.

This annual creative writing competition was established in memory of Richard Hillary, a 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.

Posted: 30 May 2018

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