Leon Edel Prize

deadline for submissions: 
November 1, 2021
full name / name of organization: 
Henry James Review
contact email: 

The Leon Edel Prize is awarded annually for the best essay on Henry James by a beginning scholar.  The prize carries with it an award of $300, and the prize-winning essay will be published in HJR.

The competition is open to applicants who have not held a full-time academic appointment for more than four years. Independent scholars and graduate students are encouraged to apply.

Essays should be 20-30 pages (including notes), original, and not under submission elsewhere or previously published.  Please send the manuscript in Microsoft Word format.

Send electronic submissions to: hjamesr@creighton.edu

Author's name should not appear on the manuscript.  Please identify essays as submissions for the Leon Edel Prize.  The competition is limited to one submission per author.

A brief curriculum vitae should be included. 

Decisions about regular publication are also made at the same time as the prize decision.

Deadline: November 1, 2021