Postgraduate Essay Prize

deadline for submissions: 
October 1, 2019
full name / name of organization: 
English: The Journal of the English Association

The editors of English: the Journal of the English Association are pleased to invite high-quality submissions to the journal's annual essay competition exclusive to postgraduates. The competition provides an ideal opportunity for students to enhance their CV through the publication of their work in an excellent high-profile journal that caters to a very wide range of genres, periods and critical approaches. We are looking for essays that provide new perspectives on canonical and/or non-canonical Anglophone literatures, and therefore welcome submissions that focus on single author/texts or a range, and which develop original arguments beyond simple close reading, while engaging with recent scholarship in relevant fields.

The competition is open to any postgraduate student who is registered on a doctoral programme at any institution anywhere in the world, by, or within three months of, the submission deadline: 1 October 2019 (Winner to be announced January 2020).  For full details and how to present and submit your work, please see here:


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