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Elaine Showalter ’62 Wins 2012 Truman Capote Award for Literary Criticism for A Jury of Her Peers

Posted June 12, 2012
book cover: A Jury of her Peers

Elaine Showalter ’62 has won the 2012 Truman Capote Award for Literary Criticism for her book A Jury of Her Peers. The $30,000 award—the largest annual cash prize in English-language literary criticism—is administered for the Truman Capote Estate by the University of Iowa Writers’ Workshop. “I’m deeply honored by this award,” says Showalter in a […]