The Children’s Folklore Section of the American Folklore Society is taking submissions for the W. W. Newell Prize through September 1st.
The prize goes to the best essay by students or emerging scholars on a topic in children’s folklore and includes a $200 award.
Authors must submit their own papers, and published papers are not eligible. The section invites instructors to encourage undergraduate and graduate students with eligible papers to enter the competition, and welcome submissions by recent graduates or early career scholars. Papers must be typed and double-spaced; on the first page, include the author’s name, academic address, home address, e-mail address, and telephone number(s).
Award-winning papers will be offered the opportunity to be published in the Children’s Folklore Review.
Please electronically submit papers to:
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