ESSAY PRIZE 2011 Katherine Mansfield Society

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The Katherine Mansfield Society is pleased to announce its second annual prize essay competition, open to all,
and which for 2011 will be on the subject of:


Katherine Mansfield's stories show her engagement with popular and classical music, dance, cinema, design, photography, painting and sculpture. Studies of approximately 5,000 words should address this aspect of her work, covering one or more of the arts as they feature in the stories or in her own life, and consisting of original, previously unpublished research.

The winner will receive a cash prize of £200 and the winning essay will be considered for publication in Katherine Mansfield Studies (the peer-reviewed journal of the Katherine Mansfield Society, published by Edinburgh University Press)

The distinguished panel of judges will comprise:

Emeritus Professor Angela Smith
(Vice President, Katherine Mansfield Society,
Chair of the Judging Panel)

Emeritus Professor Vincent O'Sullivan
(President, Katherine Mansfield Society)

Professor Kirsty Gunn
(Internationally acclaimed writer)

Essays in Word (.doc) format should be submitted by email attachment to Angela Smith by 1 March 2011.

Further details, including style guidelines, are available at:

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