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The Katharine Briggs Award 2021 Shortlist

— Posted on 4th October 2021

We are pleased to announce the shortlist for this year’s Katharine Briggs Award.

In alphabetical order, the shortlisted entries are:

  • Lesley Coote, Storyworlds of Robin Hood: The Origins of a Medieval Outlaw (Reaktion Books)
  • Julian Goodare and Martha McGill (eds.), The Supernatural in Early Modern Scotland (Manchester University Press)
  • Jonathan Y. H. Hui, Vilmundar saga viðutan. The Saga of Vilmundur the Outsider (Viking Society for Northern Research)
  • Raphael Chijioke Njoku, West African Masking Traditions and Diaspora Masquerade Carnivals: History, Memory, and Transnationalism (Boydell and Brewer)
  • Donna Schatt and Patrick Ryan, Story Listening and Experience in Early Childhood (Palgrave Macmillan)
  • Vaughn Scribner, Merpeople: A Human History (Reaktion Books)
  • Marek Tuszewicki, A Frog Under the Tongue: Jewish Folk Medicine in Eastern Europe, translated by Jessica Taylor-Kucia (The Littman Library of Jewish Civilization)

The winner and runner-up will be announced online on Tuesday 16 November at 19:00, after the Katharine Briggs Lecture 2021, which will be given online from 18:00-19:00 by: Prof. Ian Russell (The Elphinstone Institute, University of Aberdeen): ‘Peace o’er the World’: Christmas Carolling in the Hope Valley.

Tickets are free, and all are welcome. To book, visit: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/peace-oer-the-world-christmas-carolling-in-the-hope-valley-tickets-180436750177