09 July 2022
The contest is for essays in the field of international contemporary literature
The Wasafiri Essay Prize is for innovative critical essays on international contemporary literature. It is intended to reward scholarship by early-career researchers.
The winner will receive £250 and their essay will be published in Wasafiri.
Enter original, unpublished essays between 5,000 and 8,000 words on a subject within the field of international contemporary literature (published since 1965).
Entrants should have been awarded a PhD no more than eight years before the closing date.
Entry is free.
The closing date is 12 September.
For full details see the website.