The Review of English Studies Essay Prize

deadline for submissions: 
June 29, 2018
full name / name of organization: 
The Review of English Studies

The Review of English Studies is now inviting entries for its 2018 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 2019 issue of The Review of English Studies
  • £500 worth of OUP books
  • A free year's subscription to The Review of English Studies

Other entries of sufficient quality will also be considered for publication in RES.

The competition is open to anyone studying for a higher degree, or who completed one no earlier than January 2016. The winner's student status verification will be requested from their academic supervisor or head of department. The entry must not be under consideration for publication elsewhere. 

The deadline for entries is 29 June 2018

Find out how to submit your essay: