Dr Sarah Kennedy is this year’s recipient of the John Serio Award, for her essay, “‘We reason of these things with a later reason’: Plain Sense and the Poetics of Relief in Eliot and Stevens”.
The prize is awarded by a committee from the Board of The Wallace Stevens Journal, and recognises the best essay published in the year’s two issues. This year’s committee was made up of Lisa Goldfarb, Charles Altieri and Juliette Utard. The award will be formally announced at the Society panel at the 2020 MLA in Seattle.
The essay can be found here: https://muse.jhu.edu/article/687681/pdf