Shakespeare’s Globe Book Award 2023

The Shakespeare’s Globe Book Award returns! The £3,000 prize is given biennially to a scholar whose first book has made an outstanding contribution to our understanding and appreciation of the world of Shakespeare and his contemporaries.

The Award supports Shakespeare’s Globe’s mission to promote the work of new and emerging scholars. The winner is invited to give a public lecture in the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse and receives £3,000. Previous winners include Emma Whipday and Oliver Morgan, Simon Smith, Gillian Woods and David Goldstein, Gwilym Jones and Abigail Rokison-Woodall. 

Submissions have now closed, an event celebrating the winning book will be announced in Autumn 2023