Peter Nicholls Prize 2021

deadline for submissions: 
December 4, 2020
full name / name of organization: 
Foundation: The International Review of Science Fiction

We are pleased to announce our next essay-writing competition. The award is open to all post-graduate research students and to all early career researchers (up to five years after the completion of your PhD) who have yet to find a full-time or tenured position. The prize is guaranteed publication in Foundation (summer 2021).

To be considered for the competition, please submit a 6000-word article on any topic, period, theme, author, film or other media within the field of science fiction and its academic study. It should be original and not previously published. All submitted articles should comply with the guidelines to contributors as set out on the SF Foundation website ( Only one article per contributor is allowed to be submitted.

Please include a short (50 word) biography. The entries will be judged by the editorial team and the winner will be announced in the spring 2021 issue of Foundation.