RPCV writer Patrick Chura (Lithuania 1992-94), has won the College English Association of Ohio’s Nancy Dasher Award, given to the outstanding publication in literary scholarship and criticism by an Ohio resident from 2009 to 2011.  The award is for Thoreau the Land Surveyor, Chura’s book about how Henry David Thoreau’s career as a land surveyor shaped his environmental outlook and literary works.  Here is Mike Tidwell’s review from Peace Corps Writers: http://peacecorpsworldwide.org/pc-writers/2010/12/08/review-4/

Congratulations Patrick!