The 2024 Fellowship Award Winners

Detail of a pen in De omni rerum fossilium, 1565. Folger Digital Image 6742.

Conrad Gessner. De omni rerum fossilium genere, gemmis, lapidibus, metallis, et huvivmodi, libri aliquotm plerique nunc primum editi. Zurich, 1565 (Detail).

Congratulations to the 2024 Fellowship Award Winners! This year, as always, the Society will support the research of individuals from a variety of disciplinary backgrounds, working across the allied bookish professions.

The Council and Officers are grateful to the organizations and foundations that support the Society’s Fellowship program, especially the American Society for Eighteenth Century Studies (ASECS), the Peck Stacpoole Foundation, the Pine Tree Foundation, the St. Louis Mercantile Library, and William Reese, Co.

  • Giulia Benghi, “‘Petrarchean’ Dante / ‘Dantean Petrarch’: A Pivotal Shift in XIV-XV Century Editions” (BSA Short Term Fellowship)

  • Dagmara Budzioch, “’Esther put on her royal apparel’ (Esther 5:1) – Luxurious Esther Scrolls with “Lace” Borders, Masterpieces of Jewish Art from the 18th-Century Holland” (BSA Short Term Fellowship)

  • Jeonghun Choi, “Localization of European Knowledge in 19th century Japan (BSA Short Term Fellowship)

  • Tammy Clemons, “Zines in Appalachia: Exploring Regional Archives of DIY Publications” (The Reese Fellowship for American Bibliography and the History of the Book in the Americas)

  • Sonja Drimmer, “Politics and the Heraldic Print (BSA Short Term Fellowship)

  • Julie R. Enszer, “Understanding the Scope and Impact of the Women in Print Movement through Bibliography” (The BSA-St. Louis Mercantile Library Fellowship for Research in North American Bibliography)

  • Michael Johnston, “The Popular Literature of Late Medieval England: The Manuscripts of The Prick of Conscience” (The BSA-Caxton Club Fellowship for Midwestern Bibliographers)

  • Nicole LaBouff, “The Countess of Aylesford and Her Circle: Art, Science, and Nobility in Georgian Britain” (The Peck-Stacopoole Fellowship for Early Career Collections Professionals)

  • Kirstyn Leuner, “British Library Research for The Stainforth Library of Women’s Writing: A Recovery Work Book” (The BSA-ASECS Fellowship for Bibliographical Studies in the Eighteenth Century)

  • Tara Lyons, “Her Books: Women’s Libraries in an Age of Rebellion (1640-1660)” (The Katharine F. Pantzer Senior Fellowship in the British Book Trades)

  • Kelly McCay, “The Making of Shorthand Manuals in Early Modern England” (The Katharine Pantzer Junior Fellowship in the British Book Trades)

  • Oleksandr Okhrimenko, “Medieval Western European Manuscripts in the Collection of Vernadskyi National Library of Ukraine” (The Peck-Stacopoole Fellowship for Early Career Collections Professionals)

  • Hyeona Park, “셩경직해광익 (Syeong-Kyeong-Jik-Hai-Kyang-Ik) [The Bible Literal Interpretation for Wide Instruction]: The Origin of the Korean Bible” (BSA Short Term Fellowship)

  • Arianna Ray, “Brasilia Qua Parte Paret Belgis: Land, Power, and Race in Seventeenth-Century Maps of Dutch Brazil” (The Charles J. Tanenbaum Fellowship in Cartographical Bibliography)

  • Guillermo Wilde, “Indigenous Map-Making in the Frontier Missions of South America” (The BSA-Pine Tree Foundation Fellowship in Hispanic Bibliography)

For a list of previous BSA Research Fellows and their research topics, explore our extensive list of Award Winners. Filter by award type, year, or program to find the projects and award recipients that interest you.