The Bibliographical Society of Canada (BSC) Fellowships committee is happy to announce it has awarded the 2018 Marie Tremaine Fellowship to Joseph LaBine.
Joseph LaBine is a Ph.D. Candidate in the English Department at the University of Ottawa and working on a project entitled “a circular game with never any end”: Grant Richards and J. G. Sime’s Correspondence Concerning ‘Sister Woman’. The fellowship funding will enable the scholar to examine the correspondence files of publisher Grant Richards held by the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign. Specifically, he is searching for the Scottish-Canadian author Jessie Georgina Sime’s correspondence to Richards that can expand upon the authorship and publication of her story cycle, Sister Woman.
The Tremaine Fellowship is offered in memory and through the generosity of Marie Tremaine (1902-1984), the doyenne of Canadian bibliographers. The Fellowship was instituted in 1987 and is offered annually to support the work of a scholar engaged in some area of bibliographical research, including textual studies and publishing history and with a particular emphasis on Canada. The Fellowship is open only to members of the Bibliographical Society of Canada.