Graduate Student Essay Award

SAMLA is pleased to accept nominations of outstanding graduate student presentations given at SAMLA 91 in Atlanta, GA.

The 2020 Graduate Student Essay Award includes a $250 honorarium, publication in the South Atlantic Review, and complimentary conference registration for SAMLA 92 in Jacksonville, FL.


Use this form to nominate a graduate student's work
before the deadline of March 1, 2020.


2019 Award Winner

Alexander Ashland
University of Iowa

“Figures Cannot Lie: Documenting Novel Sources in Antebellum U.S. Literature"