Mathelinda Nabugodi, a CDH associate, has won the £10,000 Deborah Rogers Foundation Writers Award for her “engaging and fascinating” work of non-fiction “The Trembling Hand: Reflections of a Black Woman in the Romantic Archive”.  

This biennial prize is awarded to a first-time writer whose work demonstrates literary talent but who needs support to complete their first book. This can be fiction, non-fiction or short stories. 

Mathelinda a Leverhulme Isaac Newton Trust Early Career Fellow in the Faculty of English and a Postdoctoral Affiliate of Newnham College.

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  • Posted 22 Feb 2022

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