Submit your work to the 2014 RES Essay Prize

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The Review of English Studies is inviting entries for its 2014 Essay Prize. The RES Essay Prize aims to encourage scholarship amongst postgraduate research students in Britain and abroad. The essay can be on any topic of English literature or the English language from the earliest period to the present.

The winner will receive:

• Publication of the winning essay in the June 2015 issue of The Review of English Studies
• A cash prize of £250
• £250 worth of OUP books
• A free year's subscription to The Review of English Studies

*How to enter*

Visit for entry guidelines and full details of the competition rules.

Entries should be submitted through our online submission system. Go to to access the system and submit your paper.

• Word limit: maximum of 10,000 words
• The closing date for submissions is 30 June 2014

*Further details*
For more information visit the RES Essay Prize webpage at

You can read past winning essays for FREE at