Following the success of the JLS/BSLS essay prize in previous years, The JLS and the British Society for Literature and Science would like to announce the 2017 prize for the best new essay by an early career scholar on a topic within the field of literature and science.
Essays should be currently unpublished and not under consideration by another journal. They should be approx. 8,000 words long, inclusive of references, and should be send by email to both Josie Gill, Communications Officer of the BSLS (email@example.com), and Martin Willis, Editor of the JLS (firstname.lastname@example.org), by 12 noon on Friday, 11th August, 2017
The prize is open to BSLS members who are postgraduate students or have completed a doctorate within three years of this date.
(To join BSLS, go to http://www.bsls.ac.uk/join-us/).
The prize will be judged jointly by representatives of the BSLS and JLS. The winning essay will be announced on the BSLS website and published in the JLS. The winner will also receive a prize of £100.
Read previous prize winning essays in the JLS: www.literatureandscience.org