Call for Applications: Colby Book Nominations

deadline for submissions: 
January 31, 2023
full name / name of organization: 
Research Society for Victorian Periodicals
contact email: 

Call for Applications: Colby Book Nominations

The Robert and Vineta Colby Prize is intended to honor original book-length scholarship about Victorian periodicals and newspapers, of the kind that Robert and Vineta Colby themselves produced during their careers. The annual prize is awarded to a book published during the preceding year that most advances our understanding of the nineteenth-century British press.

See https://rs4vp.org/awards/colby-prize/ for more details. 

Application materials are due on 31 January 2023. Applications can be submitted at this link: https://rs4vp.smapply.io/prog/Colby/

If you have any questions regarding the Colby Book Nominations, please contact communications@rs4vp.org

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