The prize is awarded to the best article on the subject of American periodicals published in a peer-reviewed academic journal between January 1, 2016 and December 31, 2017.
The prizewinner will be awarded $1000. The prizewinner and two honorable mentions will also be provided with a one-year membership to the Research Society of American Periodicals, which includes a subscription to the society’s journal, American Periodicals.
The winner and two honorable mentions will be invited to participate in an RSAP Article Prize Roundtable held at the 2018 American Literature Association conference, to be held from May 24-27 in San Francisco, CA. All roundtable participants will be reimbursed for travel expenses related to the conference (up to $1000).
To apply, please email a .pdf version of the article and a completed registration form to Benjamin Fagan at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The registration form can be found here: http://bit.ly/2x9XWOa
In order to be considered, all submissions must be received by December 1, 2017.