MLA Prize in United States Latina and Latino and Chicana and Chicano Literary and Cultural Studies
Competition in 2015 for Books Published in 2013 or 2014
Open Only to Members of the Association
The Committee on Honors and Awards of the Modern Language Association is pleased to invite authors to compete for the eleventh Modern Language Association Prize in United States Latina and Latino and Chicana and Chicano Literary and Cultural Studies. Established in 2002, the prize will be awarded to a member of the association for an outstanding scholarly study in any language of United States Latina and Latino or Chicana and Chicano literature or culture published in 2013 or 2014. Books that are primarily translations will not be considered. The prize, which consists of a cash award, a certificate, and a one-year membership in the association, will be presented to the winning author at the association's annual convention in January 2016.
To enter a book in the competition, the author or publisher should send four copies and a letter identifying the work to the MLA Prize in United States Latina and Latino and Chicana and Chicano Literary and Cultural Studies, Modern Language Association, 26 Broadway, 3rd floor, New York, NY 10004-1789. In the case of a born-digital publication, send the relevant media or URL and a letter identifying the work to firstname.lastname@example.org
. Publishers may enter more than one title, but no book may be entered in more than one MLA competition. Entries may be sent at any time but must be received by 1 May 2015. The winning author will be contacted in September, and a public announcement will be made in early December. Because of the volume of submissions, we regret that we are unable to contact each entrant individually.
For further information, call or write the MLA office of programs (646 576-5141; email@example.com
From 2002 to 2010, the MLA Prize in United States Latina and Latino and Chicana and Chicano Literary and Cultural Studies was offered annually. It is now a biennial prize, with competitions in odd-numbered years.
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