CFP: [American] Louis Owens Essay Prize

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The Louis Owens Essay Prize is given annually by the Center for Steinbeck
Studies at San José State University to the best student essay (graduate or
undergraduate) on the work of John Steinbeck. Essays may focus on
particular works or be inspired in some way by Steinbeck’s ecological,
historical, or political vision. The winning essay will be awarded a $250
prize and published in The Steinbeck Review.

This essay prize was established in memory of Louis Owens, scholar,
teacher, and writer. It honors his fine work on Steinbeck and his
commitment to his students.

Deadline: Postmark of 30 January 2009.

Results Announced: 1 March 2009.

Length: Between 15 and 40 pages.

Include: Contact information and cover letter from advisor or professor.
Professors may nominate student work.

Style: Modern Language Association.

Submit to:

Martha Heasley Cox Center for Steinbeck Studies
San José State University
San José, CA 95192-0202

If you are interested in contributing to the Louis Owens Essay Prize fund,
please contact the Center for Steinbeck Studies by writing to the above
address or email to:

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