We are pleased to announce the following winners of the National Collegiate Book Collecting Contest! We thank all who submitted applications. Once again, the ABAA is delighted to be a part of the contest.
Without further ado, the winners are:
First Prize: Samuel Vincent Lemley, University of Virginia: Biblioteca Genealogica: Sicilian Printing, 1704-1893
Second Prize: Paul T. Schwennesen, University of Kansas: Borderlands: A Manifesto on Overlap
Third Prize: Hanaa J. Masalmeh, Harvard University: Far From the Eyes, Far From the Heart: My Life as a Syrian-American Muslim
Essay. Ena Selimovic, Washington University in St. Louis: Ja, Ben, I, Je: A Book Collection in Translation
The judges were very impressed with the submitted collections and wish to thank all who participated. The Awards Ceremony will take place at the Library of Congress, James Madison Building, Montpelier Room on Friday, October 19th at 5:30pm. The event is free and open to the public.
Prizes are generously underwritten by the Kislak Foundation.