Wednesday, June 22, 2011

CFP: Victorian Review 2011 Hamilton Prize, deadline extended (7/15/2011)

Victorian Review's 2011 Hamilton Prize-Deadline Extension to 15 July 

Victorian Review invites submissions for the annual Hamilton Prize for the best graduate student essay in the field of Victorian Studies. The annual award honours the effort and achievements of Susan Hamilton, editor of Victorian Review from 2000 to 2006.

Essays should be 20-25 pages in length (not including Works Cited) and should not have been previously published. The winner will receive an award of $250 CAN and publication of the essay in the Spring 2012 issue of Victorian Review. The journal will also publish the names and essay titles of up to two runners-up in the Spring 2012 issue. The deadline for submissions for the 2011 competition has been extended to July 15, 2011.

The winning essay will be selected according to the following criteria: contribution to Victorian studies; quality and originality; and style and clarity. The award will be judged by a four-member panel of the journal's Advisory Board.

Please send entries to:
ATTN: Hamilton Prize