LEON EDEL PRIZE
The Leon Edel Prize is awarded annually for the best essay on Henry
James by a beginning scholar. The prize carries with it an award of
$150, and the prize-winning essay will be published in HJR.
The competition is open to applicants who have not held a full-time
academic appointment for more than four years. Independent scholars and
graduate students are encouraged to apply.
Essays should be 20-30 pages (including notes), original, and not under
submission elsewhere or previously published.
Send submissions (in duplicate, produced according to current MLA
style, and with return postage enclosed) to: