Professor Kate Neville: Inaugural winner of the Sowell Emerging Writers Prize

March 15, 2023 by Kiran Champatsingh

Congratulations to Kate Neville, Texas Tech University Press’s 2023 Sowell Emerging Writers Prize winner! Neville’s debut, Going to Seed, explores questions of idleness, considering the labor both of humans and of the myriad other inhabitants of the world. Drawing on science, literature, poetry, and personal observation, these winding and sometimes playful essays pay attention to the activities of the other-than-human lives that are usually excluded from our built and settled spaces, asking whose work and what kinds of work might be needed for a more just future for all. 

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