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 82

Babacar M'Baye
Kent State University

"Pan-Africanism, Transnationalism, and Cosmopolitanism in
Langston Hughes's Involvement in the First World Festival of Black Arts" (82.4)