In the lead-up to the May 29 submission date for The Lifted Brow & non/fictionLAB Prize for Experimental Non-Fiction—exactly one month away, you guys!—we have been profiling each of our amazing judges to give you a little inspiration and help you further understand what the experimental non-fiction genre entails. So far we’ve profiled Dodie Bellamy, Kate Zambreno, and Maria Tumarkin. Our last judge is the inimitable and incredible Helen Macdonald:
Helen Macdonald is an English writer, naturalist, and an Affiliated Research Scholar at the University of Cambridge Department of History and Philosophy of Science. She is best known as the author of H Is for Hawk, which won the 2014 Samuel Johnson Prize and Costa Book Award.
Find out more about Helen Macdonald:
- Kathryn Schulz’s review of H Is for Hawk in The New Yorker
- Helen Macdonald interview: ‘In Full Flight’ in Guernica
- ‘Sex, Death and Mushrooms’ in The New York Times Magazine
- Excerpt from H Is for Hawk
For more information about The Lifted Brow and RMIT non/fictionLab Prize for Experimental Non-Fiction click here. Enter via our Submittable page. There’s exactly one month left before submissions close! Get stuck into it!