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The Katharine Briggs Award 2013

— Posted on 9th December 2013

Doc Rowe

We are delighted to announce that The Katharine Briggs Award 2013 was won by Karl Bell for his book The Legend of Spring-Heeled Jack: Victorian Urban Folklore and Popular Cultures, published by The Boydell Press. Congratulations Karl.

The joint runners up were:

  • Julia Bishop and Steve Roud, The New Penguin Book of English Folk Songs (Penguin)
  • Catherine Rider, Magic and Religion in Medieval England (Reaktion)