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Virginia Woolf reading at home

If you are an undergraduate with an interest in Virginia Woolf’s work, consider entering the International Virginia Woolf Society’s annual undergraduate essay competition. Winner of the 2022 Angelica Garnett Undergraduate Essay Prize will receive a cash prize and their essay will be published in the society’s newsletter.

The essay competition is held annually in honor of Virginia Woolf and in memory of Angelica Garnett, writer, artist, and daughter of Woolf’s sister, Vanessa Bell.

Essay requirements

  • Undergraduate essays can be on any topic pertaining to the Woolf’s writing.
  • Essays should be between 2,000 and 2,500 words, including notes and works cited, with an original title of the entrant’s choosing.

Essays will be judged by the society’s officers: Benjamin Hagen, president; Amanda Golden, vice-president; Susan Wegener, secretary-treasurer); and Catherine Hollis, historian-bibliographer.

Past prize winning essays can be read online.

The winnings

The winner will receive $200 and have the essay published in a future issue of the Virginia Woolf Miscellany.

To submit an essay, fill out the entry form and send your essay to Benjamin D. Hagen at Benjamin.Hagen@usd.edu.

All entries must be received by June 30, 2022.

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