AFS Storytelling Section Accepting Submissions for Dan Crowley Student Essay Award
Thursday, May 9, 2013
The Dan Crowley Memorial Student Essay Prize, offered by the
Storytelling Section of the American Folklore Society, is a $200 prize
for a graduate or undergraduate student essay dealing with some aspect
of storytelling performance in formal or informal
To be eligible for the prize, applicants must be enrolled in a
college or university degree program at the time the essay is submitted.
Submissions, which should not exceed 9,000 words in length, should be e-mailed to
email@example.com as a Word or .pdf attachment no later than June 15, 2013. The cover message should include the title of the paper, as well as
the author's name, mailing address, telephone number, e-mail address,
academic affiliation and year in program, and the name of the faculty
member to whom the essay was submitted. Only the title—no
identification of the author—should appear in the essay itself.
The prize winner will be notified by the end of August. The award
will be formally presented at the business meeting of the Storytelling
Section at the Annual Meeting of the American Folklore Society in
Providence, RI, October 16–20, 2013. For further
information, please contact one of the section co-conveners, Milbre Burch (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Joseph Sobol (email@example.com).