Carson McCullers Annual Outstanding Conference Paper Award

deadline for submissions: 
May 1, 2019
full name / name of organization: 
Carson McCullers Society

The Carson McCullers Society is pleased to invite submissions for its annual prize for Outstanding Conference Paper. This award recognizes the best entry for a scholarly essay on the life and work of Carson McCullers presented at a conference the previous year. Entrants should provide evidence that the paper was presented at a national, regional, or international academic conference during 2018 (January to December) and that the winner is eligible for the award as an active member of the Society. See the Society’s website at for membership information. Submissions for this blind-judged competition are welcome from all levels of scholars and bear a $100 honorarium and recognition by the Society for the best entry.  Please send submissions to Carson McCullers Society President Isadora Wagner ( by Wednesday, May 1, 2019. The winner will be announced in early June.