In Novel Affinities: Composing the Family in the German Novel, 1795-1830, author Sarah Vandegrift Eldridge challenges traditional novel scholarship.
Recognizing Amy Elias for her recently published co-edited collection The Planetary Turn: Relationality and Geoaesthetics in the Twenty-First Century.
Recognizing Gĩchingiri Ndĩgĩrĩgĩ for the recent publication of his edited collection Unmasking the African Dictator: Essays on Postcolonial African Literature.
Recognizing Katy Chiles for her recently published book Transformable Race: Surprising Metamorphoses in the Literature of Early America.
Recognizing Dawn Coleman for the recent publication of her book Preaching and the Rise of the American Novel.
Recognizing English Literature Ph.D. candidate Andrew Lallier for winning the 2013 Trollope Prize for his essay on The Eustace Diamonds.