Carson McCullers Society Annual Outstanding Conference Paper Award (for 2017)

deadline for submissions: 
April 1, 2018
full name / name of organization: 
Carson McCullers Society

Carson McCullers Annual Outstanding Conference Paper Award (for 2017)

The Carson McCullers Society invites submissions for an annual scholarly "Prize for Outstanding Conference Paper," to be awarded to an essay on the life and work of Carson McCullers presented at a conference in the past year. Entries should provide evidence that the paper was presented at a regional, national, or international academic conference during the previous calendar year (January to December 2017) and that the winner is eligible for the award as an active member of the Society. See the Society’s website at


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Submissions are welcome from graduate students and all levels of scholars. Judging will be a blind process, and the award carries a $100 honorarium. Please send submissions to Carson McCullers Society President Alison Graham-Bertolini ( by April 1, 2018. The winner will be announced in early May.