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The International Virginia Woolf Society is pleased to host the fourth annual undergraduate essay competition in honor of Virginia Woolf and in memory of Angelica Garnett, writer, artist, and daughter of Woolf’s sister, Vanessa Bell. For this competition, essays can be on any topic pertaining to the writings of Virginia Woolf. Essays should be between 2,000 and 2,500 words in length, including notes and works cited, with an original title of the entrant’s choosing. Essays will be judged by the officers of the International Virginia Woolf Society: Kristin Czarnecki, President; Ann Martin, Vice-President; Alice Keane, Secretary-Treasurer; and Drew Shannon, Historian-Bibliographer. The winner will receive $200 and have the essay published in the subsequent issue of the Virginia Woolf Miscellany.
Please send essays in the latest version of Word. All entries must be received by June 4, 2018. To receive an entry form, please contact Kristin Czarnecki at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
At the IVWS dinner held during the MLA Convention in Chicago (January 2014), Leslie Hankins captured (on her iPhone) a number of members' accounts of how they "came to Woolf." To view this recording, please follow this YouTube link: http://youtu.be/UhS7Pb4p4qQ
The video is approximately 35 minutes long.