Pauline Elizabeth Hopkins Society (PEHS) 2019 Scholar Award

deadline for submissions: 
March 15, 2019
full name / name of organization: 
Madeline Gottlieb / Pauline Elizabeth Hopkins Society (PEHS)
contact email: 

The Pauline Hopkins Society ( is pleased to announce its third bi-annual competition and tenth-anniversary celebration. The society will award the best scholarly publication –book, essay, or book chapter on Pauline Elizabeth Hopkins published between January 1, 2015 and December 31, 2018. If you have published an essay or chapter that discusses Hopkins and/or her work, we invite you to consider entering before the March 15, 2019 deadline.

Because entries will be judged through a system of blind reviewing we recommend that any self-citation, either in the body or in notes, be reworked to the third person. 


How to Enter:

Essays should be double-spaced throughout, with your name appearing only on the cover sheet, along with your institutional mailing address and e-mail address.

Please send essay as a pdf email attachment by March 15, 2019 to:

The award of a $100 cash prize will be presented during a special ceremony commemorating Hopkins and her work in Boston during the American Literature Association annual conference in May 2019.