Leon Edel Prize
The Leon Edel Prize will be awarded for the best essay on Henry James by a beginning scholar. The prize carries with it an award of $300, and the prize-winning essay will be published in HJR. The competition is open to applicants who have not held a full-time academic appointment for more than four years. Independent scholars and graduate students are encouraged to apply. Essays should be 20-30 pages (including notes), original, and not under submission elsewhere or previously published. Please follow regular HJR guidelines as to format, and identify essays as submissions for the Leon Edel Prize. A brief curriculum vitae should be included. Send submissions to email@example.com. Deadline: November 1, 2019.