Juliet McLauchlan Prize, Joseph Conrad Society (deadline 15 May 2020)

Juliet McLauchlan Prize

An annual prize is awarded by the Joseph Conrad Society (U.K.) for an essay on any aspect of the works and/or life of Joseph Conrad. The prize is dedicated to the memory of Juliet McLauchlan, a much loved Conradian and former Chair of the Society, by encouraging writing from new Conradians. The value of the prize is 200 pounds sterling.

The essay competition is designed to foster work by new Conradians and emergent scholars, including undergraduates, postgraduates and independent scholars of any age, subject to the proviso that entrants should not have held a full-time academic appointment for more than three years. Essays must be original and not previously published, between 5000 and 7000 words in length, in English. and typed double-spaced.

The competition is now open  and the final date for acceptance of entries is 15th May 2020. The essays will be judged by a panel of Joseph Conrad Society committee members and the winning entry will be announced at the Society’s Annual International Conference in July. Winning and commended essays will be favourably considered for publication in The Conradian.

Entries, accompanied by a brief c.v. and current address, should be sent to: The Secretary, Joseph Conrad Society (U.K.), c/o P.O.S.K., 238-246 King Street, London W6 ORF, England. Should you wish your essay to be returned, please send a S.A.E. with your entry.