, still unknown as a poet, won second prize at the Cheltenham Festival
for a linked series of eight poems about shipwreck, entitled The Loss of the Magyar.
Sherry, Vincent B., editor. Dictionary of Literary Biography 40. Gale Research, 1985.
In 1954 BB
was awarded the Cheltenham Festival
Prize for a first novel, consisting of a payment of fifty pounds. Her publisher, Rupert Hart-Davis
, had entered the book without her knowledge. She went to...