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The Katharine Briggs Award 2018

— Posted on 8th November 2018

Congratulations to Martin Graebe, winner of this year’s Katharine Briggs Award, for his book “As I Walked Out: Sabine Baring Gould and the Search for the Folk Songs of Devon and Cornwall” (published by Signal Books)

The runner-up was David Atkinson, “The Ballad and its Pasts: Literary Histories and the Play of Memory” (published by D.S. Brewer)

In joint third place:

Hilary Burley and Sally Coleman, “Hark! The Glad Sound of Cornish Carols” (published by Francis Boutle)

and

Bairbre Ní Fhloinn, “Cold Iron: Aspects of the Occupational Lore of Irish Fishermen” (published by Four Courts Press)