Anna Elizabeth Mukamal, 2017 Bascom Headen Palmer Literary Prize Winner

Thursday, May 25, 2017

The Bascom Headen Palmer Literary Prize is awarded annually to recognize the best senior honors thesis in literary study across the university. The monetary prize was established in honor of Judge Bascom Headen Palmer, who graduated from Trinity College in 1875 and won the Hesperian Literary Society's Medal of that year. The English Department congratulates English major Anna Elizabeth Mukamal ('17) for receiving the 2017 Bascom Headen Palmer Literary Prize for her outstanding thesis "Creative Impulse in the Modern Age: The Embodiment of Anxiety in the Early Poetry of T. S. Eliot (1910-1917)," under the direction of Alice Mary Baldwin Professor of English Thomas Pfau.