Prizes: Two winners will be chosen from the essays received. Winning srudents will each receive a check for $100 and their prizewinning essays will be published in an upcoming issue of The Heath Anthology of American Literature Newsletter. (Sponsoring instuctors will each receive an honorarium of $50.)
Judges: Winning essays will be chosen by a panel composed of members of The Heath Anthology of American Literature Newsletter editorial board.
Deadline: February 28, 1995
Length: 1,000 words
Subject: An analysis or exploration of some writer, work, movement (social, literary, or historical), or combination of these elements, using the material in The Heath Anthology as a primary source. The shape or mode of the essay may vary, and personal responses are as welcome as source-based papers.
Format: All essays myst be typed, double-spaced, and accompanied by the student's and instructor's complete mailing address and phone number. Winners and sponsoring instructors will be contacted. All submissions become the property of D.C. Heath and Company, which reserves the right to edit the winning essays for style, mechanics, and format.
To enter: Contestants must be undergraduates.
Send entries to:
Heath Anthology Essay Contest
c/o Paul Smith, Senior Editor
D.C. Heath and Company
125 Spring Street