Essays should be 20-25 pages in length (not including Works Cited) and should not have been previously published. The winner will receive an award of $250 CAN and publication of the essay in the Spring 2012 issue of Victorian Review. The journal will also publish the names and essay titles of up to two runners-up in the Spring 2012 issue. The deadline for submissions for the 2011 competition has been extended to July 15, 2011.
The winning essay will be selected according to the following criteria: contribution to Victorian studies; quality and originality; and style and clarity. The award will be judged by a four-member panel of the journal's Advisory Board.
Please send entries to:
ATTN: Hamilton Prize