Sunday, September 19, 2010

The John Edward Kerry Prize

The Malone Society ( has organized a competition for graduate students to celebrate the life work of one of its members, the late John Edward Kerry (1924 – 2008).

Postgraduate students who are currently working on any aspect of early modern English drama and using Malone Society volumes as part of their research projects are warmly invited to submit a short statement (max 500 words) to Dr Sonia Massai (Malone Society Publicity Officer – email address: by 10 October 2010.

Those wishing to enter this competition should ensure that their statements explain how their work contributes to the development of scholarship in their fields and in what ways the Malone Society editions have facilitated and supported their research.

Statements should also include the applicants’ contact details and academic affiliation, the name of the programme of studies being attended and the year of registration, and the name and contacts details of a supervisor or of an academic referee willing to write on their behalf.

The winner of this competition will receive 30 Malone Society volumes, which used to be part of Mr Kerry’s private library, and a year’s free membership, which includes our current volume, The Trial of Treasure, The Malone Society Reprints, vol. 173 (2010), and three complimentary volumes to be chosen from the Malone Society Backlist (

Applicants may also be interested in other Malone Society fellowships and bursaries. Further details are posted at the following address:


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