Early Career Paper Prize

2021 Winners

❖ First Place: Kyle McAuley, “Walter Scott’s Wilderness Borders”

❖ First Place: Michelle Radnia, “Transplantation, Suburban Horticulture, and Sustainable Ecosystems in Keats’s Isabella; Or, the Pot of Basil

❖ Honorable Mention: Sarah Bezan, “Darwinism of the Muck and Mire”

2020 Winners

❖ First Place: Devin Garofalo, “‘When Figure Fails”

❖ Honorable Mention: Kyle McAuley, “‘Lat.Long.’: Geographic Description and the Imperial Romance”

2019 Winners

❖ First Place: Maddison McGann, “‘Dreaming of Dawn’: Anticipation in Charlotte Bronte’s Shirley

❖ Honorable Mention: Megan O’Donnell, “Forms of Power: Energy and the Ecological Affordance of Victorian Fairies”