Dr Robert Macfarlane awarded the E M Forster Award for Literature

Image credit: E.M. Forster, by Howard Coster, June 1938 – NPG x10408 – © National Portrait

Dr Robert Macfarlane has been awarded the E M Forster Award for Literature by the American Academy of Arts and Letters. The award will be made in New York on May 17th.


E M Forster (Foreign Honorary Member of the Academy) bequeathed the American publication rights and royalties of his posthumous novel Maurice to Academician Christopher Isherwood, who transferred them to the Academy for the establishment of an award to be given to a young English writer.