CONGRATULATIONS towards the those who win
from the 2015 ARKSEY PRIZE
for the best STUDENT ESSAYS of the season
Mike Ernest, "A Publish-Victorian Petri Dish: Sexuality and Gender within the Bloomsbury Group"
Creative Nonfiction Essay
Haley Stokes, "On Place"
All British majors learn how to write great essays only a couple of will win the British Department's Annual "Arksey Essay Contest." The wedding honors the late A. Leon Arksey, Connect Professor of British, Emeritus - a lengthy-time, respected professor who loved great student writing.
This season, is the champion be you?
You may choose to go in 1 of 2 groups:
- Best critical essay Academic, interpretive essays on particular authors, works of literature, and issues in literary theory is going to be considered within this category.
- Best creative essay Creative nonfiction of all types (memoirs, travel writing, literary journalism, etc.) is going to be considered within this category.
All accepted British majors and minors who've been enrolled throughout the present academic year are qualified.
How do you submit?
Each submission must have a removable cover sheet which includes the title from the essay along with the author's title, mailing address, and current email address. Just the title should show up on page one from the essay itself. The author's title shouldn't show up on the essay, as distribution is going to be judged blind.
Distribution should stick to the MLA Style Manual.
Limit: one submission per category.
Papers initially written for courses are welcome both in groups, so long as a clear copy is posted.