01/11/18 – “Leon Edel Prize” about Henry James by a beginning scholar

henry james leon eden prize

What, when & where

Call for Papers “LEON EDEL PRIZE”.

The Leon Edel Prize is awarded annually for the best essay on Henry James by a beginning scholar. The prize carries with it an award of $150, and the prize-winning essay will be published in HJR.

The competition is open to applicants who have not held a full-time academic appointment for more than four years. Independent scholars and graduate students are encouraged to apply.

Deadline & how to apply

Deadline: November 1, 2018

Essays should be 20-30 pages (including notes), original, and not under submission elsewhere or previously published. Please send the manuscript in Microsoft Word format.

Send electronic submissions to: hjamesr@creighton.edu

Author’s name should not appear on the manuscript. Please identify essays as submissions for the Leon Edel Prize. The competition is limited to one submission per author. A brief curriculum vitae should be included. Decisions about regular publication are also made at the same time as the prize decision.


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