Prize: The George Eliot Fellowship Essay Prize

The George Eliot Fellowship is pleased to offer its annual prize for £500.00 for a previously unpublished paper on George Eliot’s life or work. The winning essay will be published in the 2024 George Eliot Review. The author will also receive two year’s honorary membership of the Fellowship.

The competition is open to all, but may be of particular interest to graduate students. Essays should not normally exceed 4000 words, and should be typed (or printed out) in double spacing on one side of A4 paper, leaving margins of approximately 3.5cms.

Two copies should be submitted not later than 12 December 2023, and addressed to:

The Chairman
39 Lower Road

Alternatively, essays can be submitted as an email attachment to:

The George Eliot Fellowship will appoint a panel of judges, which will include a Member of the Editorial Board of The George Eliot Review. The decision of the panel will be final.

The prizewinner will be announced by 31 March 2024. After the adjudication, entries will be returned only if a large, stamped addressed envelope has been enclosed with the entry.

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