The Katharine Briggs Award 2013

Posted on 9th December 2013

Doc Rowe

We are delighted to announce that The Katharine Briggs Award 2013 was won by Karl Bell for his book The Legend of Spring-Heeled Jack: Victorian Urban Folklore and Popular Cultures, published by The Boydell Press. Congratulations Karl.

The joint runners up were:

  • Julia Bishop and Steve Roud, The New Penguin Book of English Folk Songs (Penguin)
  • Catherine Rider, Magic and Religion in Medieval England (Reaktion)