07 January 2011

The $1,000 Susie Pryor Award for Best Essay on Arkansas Women’s History

Post date: 07 January 2011
Deadline: 15 February 2011

The Arkansas Women’s History Institute announces its call for the 2011 Susie Pryor Award submissions. The award is named in honor of Susie Hampton Newton Pryor – mother, community leader, local historian and writer from Camden, Arkansas.

The Susie Pryor Award in Arkansas Women’s History offers a $1,000 prize annually for the best unpublished essay on topics in Arkansas women’s history.

Manuscripts are judged on their contributions to knowledge of women in Arkansas’s history, use of primary and secondary materials, and analytical and stylistic excellence. The winning paper may be published.

Deadline for submission is February 15, 2011.

The winner will be announced at the 2011 meeting of the Arkansas Historical Association.

For guidelines, or for more information about the Susie Pryor Award, please contact:

Ashley Edwards, Chair
Susie Pryor Competition
6 Sharpness Lane
Bella Vista, AR 72714

More information here.
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