South Atlantic Review Essay Prize

Each year, the SAR Essay Prize Committee reviews the entirety of the previous volume and selects one essay to recognize for exceptional scholarship and contribution to the journal.

The author(s) of the winning essay receive(s) an honorarium of $500 and complimentary registration for the next annual conference. 

Nominations are not required for this award; all essays published in SAR are considered.

SAR Prize Winner for Volume 83

M. Irene Morrison
Independent Scholar

“Stories to Stop the Apocalypse: Indigenous Mythmaking as Solidarity-Building Practice in Thomas King’s The Back of the Turtle” (Volume 83, Issue 3)