Biography students shortlisted for prize

6 October 2015

Two Biography DPhil students have been short-listed for a prestigious literary prize.

The Biographers’ Club awards the annual Tony Lothian Prize of £2,000 for the best proposal for a biography by an unpublished author. Five submissions were shortlisted. Two of the shortlisted entrants are Buckingham Biography DPhil students.

Jennifer Holmes was shortlisted for “A Working Woman: The Remarkable Life of Ray Strachey”.

Judith Paisner was shortlisted for “Nothing but Letters: The Story of Ruth Loew and Taddy Rechtman and their Families 1933-46”.

The winner will be announced at the Biographers’ Club Prize Dinner at the National Liberal Club on 4 November.