Every year the Pre-Raphaelite Society runs a Poetry Prize and the John Pickard Essay Prize. We are delighted to announce the winners for 2016:
The 2016 John Pickard Essay Prize
The Editor is delighted to announce that the John Pickard Essay Prize winner is Julie Whyman, for her essay ‘Four Flowers and a Funeral’.
Second place is Molly Eckel for ‘Travel and Empire in Julia Margaret Cameron’s Botanical Photograms’.
2016 The Pre-Raphaelite Society Poetry Prize
First place: Wendy Holborow, ‘The Noble Working Men’
Second place: John Gallas, “Frederick Sandys Drawing Clouds”
Third place: Tista Austin, ‘After Millais’
Poet in Residence’s commendation: John Gallas, ‘John Brett explains to his wife a day out with no drawing’
Editor’s commendation: Maria Bennett, ‘et Spiritus’
Congratulations to all winners, whose work will be published in the Spring 2017 issue of the PRS Review.