Congratulations to Luke Maxted who was recently named the winner of this year's Siegel McDaniel Award for Graduate Research on Philip Roth. He won the prize for his submission entitled, "This is life, bozo, not high art': Life, literature, and the academy in Philip Roth and Vladimir Nabokov." Luke holds an MA and an MSt from Oxford. He has been published in the TLS, The Literary Review and The Nabokovian. He teaches and writes in London.