‘Dissection Nation’ by current UEA student April Yee has won the Text category of 2022 Ivan Juritz Prize, which invites postgraduate students throughout Europe to submit texts, films, musical compositions, virtual documentation of artwork, excerpts of moving image work and proposals for installation and performance. The prize is worth £1000 and a two-week residency at Mahler & LeWitt Studios in Spoleto, Italy. April (pictured) is a writer and translator, currently completing the MA in Creative Writing (Prose Fiction) as this year’s Malcolm Bradbury Memorial Scholar. She is a National Book Critics Circle Fellow, a Ledbury Poetry Critic, and a Refugee Journalism Project mentor. In 2021, she was editor-in-residence at The Georgia Review, the Community of Writers’ Lucille Clifton Memorial Scholar, and listed for the Fitzcarraldo Essay Prize, the Alpine Fellowship, the Women’s Prize Trust’s Discoveries, and the Deborah Rogers Foundation Writers Award. She was recently shortlisted for the international Manchester Poetry Prize. The 2018 Ivan Juritz Prize was won by UEA alumna Cat Woodward. Fellow alumnae Anna Cathenka and Alice Willitts were shortlisted.