Pauline Elizabeth Hopkins Society (PEHS) 2021 Scholar Award

deadline for submissions: 
March 15, 2021
full name / name of organization: 
Madeline Gottlieb / Pauline Elizabeth Hopkins Society (PEHS)
contact email: 

The Pauline Hopkins Society ( is pleased to announce its fourth bi-annual competitionThe society will award the best scholarly publication – book, essay, or book chapter on Pauline Elizabeth Hopkins published between January 1, 2016 and December 31, 2020. 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, 2021 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 PDF versions of publications with all identifying information blocked out. Please attach a cover sheet with your name, along with your institutional mailing address and e-mail address.


Please send essay as a pdf email attachment by March 15, 2021 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 2021.