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 2020 prize for the best new essay by an early career scholar on a topic within the field of literature and science. After the disruptions caused by Covid-19 the prize deadline has been extended into 2021.
Essays should be currently unpublished and not under consideration by another journal.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 Will Tattersdill, Communications Officer of the BSLS (firstname.lastname@example.org), and Martin Willis, Editor of the JLS (email@example.com), by 5pm on Monday, 1st February, 2021
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
(The judges reserve the right not to award the prize should no essay of a high enough standard be submitted.)