The deadline for receipt of entries to the Angelica Garnett Undergraduate Essay Prize, sponsored by the International Virginia Woolf Society, is June 6.
This is the second annual undergraduate essay competition in honor of Virginia Woolf and in memory of Angelica Garnett, writer, artist, and daughter of Woolf’s sister, Vanessa Bell.
Essays can be on any topic pertaining to the writings of Virginia Woolf and should be between 2,000 and 2,500 words in length, including notes and works cited, with an original title of the entrant’s choosing.
Essays will be judged by the officers of the International Virginia Woolf Society: Kristin Czarnecki, president; Ann Martin, vice-president; Alice Keane, secretary-treasurer; and Drew Shannon, historian-bibliographer. The winner will receive $200 and have the essay published in the subsequent issue of the Virginia Woolf Miscellany. Please send essays in the latest version of Word.
To receive an entry form, please contact Kristin Czarnecki at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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The latest issue of the Virginia Woolf Miscellany, Fall 2015/Winter 2016, Issue 88 is now available online, according to Vara Neverow, managing editor of the publication, which is published by the International Virginia Woolf Society.
Ann Martin, guest editor, has focused the issue on the special topic of “Virginia Woolf in the Modern Machine Age.” The special topic section of the issue includes eight essays and a poem.
The issue includes information about the 26th Annual International Conference on Virginia Woolf (there’s still time to register!) and also includes the Call for Papers for the Second Annual Angelica Garnett Undergraduate Essay Prize ($200 and publication in the subsequent issue of the VWM).
The “Truly Miscellaneous” section of the issue features three contributions, one of which is a poem. The issue also includes calls for papers (including CFPs for future issues of the Miscellany), seven book reviews, the International Virginia Woolf Society column, and two generously discounted offers for published collections of essays on Virginia Woolf.
The print version will be available shortly.
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