Australian Literary Studies PhD Essay Prize
About the prize
This $1,000 cash prize is open to current PhD students and PhD graduates who have completed since June 2021. The prize includes mentoring to publication and a complimentary subscription to the Australian Literary Studies journal.
Scholars from diverse backgrounds are warmly encouraged to apply.
We particularly seek essays that respond to the journal's areas of interest, including:
First Nations and trans-Indigenous literary studies
The uses and value of literary works and literary criticism
Literary reception and book history
The future of Literary Studies as a discipline
Intersectional approaches to gender and literature
Essays should be between 5,000-8,000 words in length. Please follow our submission guidelines.
Apply online by 30th June 2023.