The Arkansas Women’s History Institute has announced its call for the 2011 Susie Pryor Award submissions.
The annual award offers a $1,000 prize for the best unpublished essay on topics in Arkansas women’s history.
Manuscripts are judged on their contribution to knowledge of women in the history of Arkansas, the use of primary and secondary materials, and analytical and stylistic excellence.
Submission deadline is February 15, 2011. The winner will be announced at the 2011 meeting of the Arkansas Historical Association in Jonesboro in April 2011.
For guidelines and submission forms, visit the Arkansas Women’s History Institute website, or contact Ashley Edwards, Chair, Susie Pryor Award Competition
The award is named in honor of Susie Hampton Newton Pryor: mother, community leader, local historian and writer from Camden, Arkansas. The competition is sponsored by the Special Collections Department, University of Arkansas Libraries, Fayetteville.